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Synonyms for gown

Synonyms for gown

a one-piece skirted outer garment for women and children

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Synonyms for gown

a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions

the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located

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lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women

protective garment worn by surgeons during operations

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outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions

References in classic literature ?
Crupp to communicate with us, but at last she appeared, being a stout lady with a flounce of flannel petticoat below a nankeen gown.
Blowers, the eminent silk gown who said that such a thing might happen when the sky rained potatoes, he observed, "or when we get through Jarndyce and Jarndyce, Mr.
Will made a verse one day which we thought pretty well for a little chap: 'To poor country folks Who have n't any clothes, Rich folks, to relieve them, Send old lace gowns and satin bows.
Their envy did not, however, display itself openly, till poor Jenny, to the surprize of everybody, and to the vexation of all the young women in these parts, had publickly shone forth on a Sunday in a new silk gown, with a laced cap, and other proper appendages to these.
I came down in your dear muslin gown (about which that odious Mrs.
What do we talk of marks and brands, whether on the bodice of her gown or the flesh of her forehead?
What do you pay for a stuff gown for the wife of the laborer or the mechanic?
Her print gown was tucked up, and she was wearing a large apron over her striped petticoat.
One held up the bride's gown from the ground; the other carried flowers in plenty.
he kept repeating to himself, as, with his hands clasped behind him, and his gown floating in the air, he paced rapidly up and down the room.
The soldier saw them going down through the trap-door one after another, the eldest leading the way; and thinking he had no time to lose, he jumped up, put on the cloak which the old woman had given him, and followed them; but in the middle of the stairs he trod on the gown of the youngest princess, and she cried out to her sisters, 'All is not right; someone took hold of my gown.
She was so modest, so expressive, she had looked so soft in her thin white gown that he felt he had acted stupidly.
With more care for the safety of her new gown than for the comfort of her protegee, Mrs.
Particularly vivid, humiliating, and shameful was the recollection of how one day soon after his marriage he came out of the bedroom into his study a little before noon in his silk dressing gown and found his head steward there, who, bowing respectfully, looked into his face and at his dressing gown and smiled slightly, as if expressing respectful understanding of his employer's happiness.
She took him to her heart and boasted of him; like one made young herself by the great event, she joyously dressed her pale daughter in her bridal gown, and, with smiles upon her face, she cast rice after the departing carriage.