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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
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toga

[ˈtəʊgə] Ntoga f
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toga

[ˈtəʊgə] ntoge f
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toga

nToga f
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toga

[ˈtəʊgə] ntoga
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toga

(ˈtəugə) noun
the loose outer garment worn by a citizen of ancient Rome.
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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. A few folds of yellow tappa tucked about my waist, descended to my feet in the style of a lady's petticoat, only I did not have recourse to those voluminous paddings in the rear with which our gentle dames are in the habit of augmenting the sublime rotundity of their figures.
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.
Acruna Trading Limited, White Dawn Limited, Investpole Limited, Finco Togas Holdings Limited, Bronya Limited, Cloonfield Limited, all having ceased to trade and all having their registered offices at 68 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, Ireland and having their principal place of business at 68 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, Ireland and each of which has no assets exceeding [euro]150 and/or liabilities, have each resolved to notify the Registrar of Companies that the company is not carrying on business and to request the Registrar on that basis to exercise her powers pursuant to section 733 of the Companies Act 2014 to strike the name of the company off the register.
The 66% who voted for him disagree, and not only that, the three party tribunes, whose campaigns obviously worked on the principle of we don't have to work hard to convince you because we know best, are now hitching up their togas and running away from responsibility, well at least two of them.
Montebon said the students could wear the togas and caps they had produced but had to return these to the school after graduation because these would be rented out at a minimal cost.
A VERY ROMAN FAMILY: UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, FOLESHILL SPARE some sympathy for the cast of a bawdy comedy set in Ancient Rome, who despite the icy March weather, will be donning skimpy Togas on stage.