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(Clothing & Fashion) (formerly) a long loose decorative dress worn esp when entertaining guests to afternoon tea
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a semiformal dress or gown, usu. of soft, flowing fabric, once popularly worn for afternoon tea or parties.
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|Noun||1.||tea gown - a long loose-fitting gown formerly popular for wear at afternoon tea|
gown - a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
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