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to·ga

 (tō′gə)
n.
1. A loose one-piece outer garment worn in public by male citizens in ancient Rome.
2. A robe of office; a professional or ceremonial gown.

[Latin; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

to′gaed (tō′gəd) adj.

toga

(ˈtəʊɡə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a garment worn by citizens of ancient Rome, consisting of a piece of cloth draped around the body
2. (Historical Terms) the official vestment of certain offices
[C16: from Latin, related to tegere to cover]
togaed adj

to•ga

(ˈtoʊ gə)

n., pl. -gas, -gae (-jē, -gē).
1. (in ancient Rome) the traditional formal outer garment of white wool worn by freeborn men.
2. a robe of office or other distinctive garment.
[1590–1600; < Latin; akin to tegmen]
to′gaed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toga - a one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rometoga - a one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome
cloak - a loose outer garment
toga virilis - (ancient Rome) a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship
Translations
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toga

(ˈtəugə) noun
the loose outer garment worn by a citizen of ancient Rome.
References in classic literature ?
With respect to the requirements of art, a probable impossibility is to be preferred toga thing improbable and yet possible.
I was consequently obliged to assume the Typee costume, a little altered, however, to suit my own views of propriety, and in which I have no doubt I appeared to as much advantage as a senator of Rome enveloped in the folds of his toga.
The men wore the maro, a band one foot in width and several feet in length, swathed round the loins, and formed of tappa, or cloth of bark; the kihei, or mantle, about six feet square, tied in a knot over one shoulder, passed under the opposite arm, so as to leave it bare, and falling in graceful folds before and behind, to the knee, so as to bear some resemblance to a Roman toga.
Sapsea's father, in a curly wig and toga, in the act of selling.
The minute he was put into bed on one side, he rolled out on the other, and made for the door, only to be ignominiously caught up by the tail of his little toga and put back again, which lively performance was kept up till the young man's strength gave out, when he devoted himself to roaring at the top of his voice.
There was absolutely nothing else on the large flat surface except a little bronze statuette draped in a toga, mysteriously watchful in its shadowy immobility.
Fox in a grimy toga spelt Bloomsbury Square with my watch still wanting three minutes to the hour.
Our young man had come to entertain a kindness for these conscript fathers of invisible families, who had something of the toga in the voluminous folds of their conversation, but were otherwise rather bare and bald, with stony wrinkles in their faces, like busts and statues of ancient law-givers.
After the year is over, patients receiving the sham treatments will be allowed to return and receive the actual TOGA procedure.
The hands-on learning group has been helping to bring history alive from trying on togas to grinding spices.
A Hampshire police spokeswoman said the report of Toga being left at Portsmouth dockyard was just one of a number of leads.
The authors note that Medical Society members organise successful freshers' week social events including a pub crawl, bowling night and toga party.