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1. A long loose flowing garment, such as a robe or nightgown.
2. A long, usually formal dress.
3. A robe or smock worn in operating rooms and other parts of hospitals as a guard against contamination.
4. A distinctive outer robe worn on ceremonial occasions, as by scholars or clerics.
5. The faculty and student body of a university: perfect accord between town and gown.
tr.v. gowned, gown·ing, gowns
To clothe (oneself or another) with a gown.
[Middle English goune, from Old French, from Late Latin gunna, leather garment.]
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) any of various outer garments, such as a woman's elegant or formal dress, a dressing robe, or a protective garment, esp one worn by surgeons during operations
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a loose wide garment indicating status, such as worn by academics
3. (Education) the members of a university as opposed to the other residents of the university town. Compare town7
(Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to supply with or dress in a gown
[C14: from Old French goune, from Late Latin gunna garment made of leather or fur, of Celtic origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a woman's dress or robe, esp. one that is full-length.
2. a nightgown or similar garment.
5. a loose, flowing outer garment in any of various forms, worn by men and women as distinctive of office or profession.
6. a protective overgarment, as one worn when performing surgery.
7. the student and teaching body in a university or college town.v.t.
8. to dress in a gown.
[1300–50; < Old French < Late Latin gunna fur or leather garment]
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Past participle: gowned
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|Noun||1.||gown - a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions|
ball gown - the most formal gown; worn to a ball
mantua - loose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries
tea gown - a long loose-fitting gown formerly popular for wear at afternoon tea
train - piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor; "the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews"
|2.||gown - the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located; "the relations between town and gown are always sensitive"|
university - the body of faculty and students at a university
|3.||gown - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women|
nightcap - a cloth cap worn in bed
|4.||gown - protective garment worn by surgeons during operations|
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
|5.||gown - outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions|
vestment - gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
|Verb||1.||gown - dress in a gown|
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رِداء واسِعفُسْتان، ثَوْب نِسائي
női estélyi ruha
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= dress) → robe f
[hospital patient] → blouse f
[surgeon] → blouse f
[graduate] → robe f
(British) [judge] → toge f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
→ Kleid nt; (= evening gown) → Robe f, → Abendkleid nt; (= dressing gown) → Morgenmantel m; (in hospital) → Kittel m; wedding gown → Hochzeitskleid nt
vt → kleiden
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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
1. a woman's dress, especially one of high quality for dances, parties etc. tabberd فُسْتان، ثَوْب نِسائي рокля vestido róba das Abendkleid aftenkjole βραδινή τουαλέτα vestido largo (peo)kleit جامه بلند زنانه leninki robeשמלה चोगा, गाउन, लबादा svečana haljina (női) estélyi ruha gaun kjóll abito 夜会服用ガウン 여성용 드레스, 가운 vakarinė suknia tērps; kleita gaun jurkkjole suknia wieczorowa ګون، اوزړده كالى ( دښځو)، دقاضيانو كالى، چپنه، چوخه vestido rochie de seară выходное платье róba, večerné šaty ženska (večerna) obleka duga haljina klänning ชุดทำงานของผู้หญิง gece elbisesi, tuvalet 女人的長袍 сукня, плаття ڈھیلا ڈھالا زنانہ لبادا váy 女人的长袍
2. a loose robe worn by clergymen, lawyers, teachers etc. toga رِداء واسِع тога toga talár der Talar, die Robe kappe τήβεννοςtoga talaar روپوش؛ ردا viitta togeגלימה चोगा halja talár jubah hempa, kyrtill tonaca; toga; cappa 正装用ガウン 제복 mantija mantija; talārs jubah togakappe toga چپنه toga robă мантия talár, úradné rúcho; tóga ogrinjalo odora talar, kappa เสื้อครุย cübbe 牧師、律師、教師等穿的長袍 мантія جج ، پادری وغیرہ کا رسمی لباس áo choàng 长外衣
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