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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

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On this I plucked off the gown, and he with much show of haste did begin to undo his points; but when I threw his frock down he clipped it up and ran off all untrussed, leaving me in this sorry plight.
The housekeeper -- dressed to perfection, as usual, in a quiet, lavender-colored summer gown, a black mantilla, an unassuming straw bonnet, and a crisp blue veil -- escorted her invalid master with the tenderest attention; sometimes directing his notice respectfully to the various objects of the sea view; sometimes bending her head in graceful acknowledgment of the courtesy of passing strangers on the Parade, who stepped aside to let the invalid pass by.
So Little John clambered awkwardly into the quire, his short gown fluttering gaily; and he called the banns for the marriage of the maid and Allan-a-Dale once, twice, and thrice.
That's not enough," said Robin; "your gown is so short that you must talk longer.
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.
No, she thought it was n't the thing for a poor minister's girls to go flourishing about in second-hand finery, so she did what I 'm doing now, put away what would be useful and proper for us by and by, and let us play with the shabby, silk bonnets and dirty, flounced gowns.
You need n't save any old silk gowns for me; I don't mean to be a fine lady when I grow up, I 'm going to be a farmer's wife, and make butter and cheese, and have ten children, and raise pigs," she added in one enthusiastic burst.
For brides, the wedding gown is a major feature; any bride would want to look beautiful on her big day and with the perfect wedding gown to boot.
Meghan Markle recently went under fire for "purchasing" a $74,800 Ralph & Russo couture gown for her engagement photo shoot with Prince Harry.
This guidance is needed, according to FDA, because "The terminology used to describe gowns has evolved, making it important for both industry and gown users to have a clear and consistent understanding of the terms used to describe the protective ability of gowns.
The crystal mesh wedding gown on display at Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates.
This past fall, Naeem Khan launched a new website that exhibited a strong wedding gown presence—further creating a partnership between the specialty event planner and the talented wedding gown designer.
uk Hit Gwyneth Paltrow, 42 The actress looked divine in her Ralph & Russo gown with oversize flower.
JOHANSS0N The Avengers star, shone in a Dolce Gabbana gown & with a gold and jewelled bodice tulle fishtail.
Visitors to the exhibition will be able to gaze upon the Queen's wedding gown from 1947, designed by Norman Hartnell; her coronation robes; the bridal dress of Florentine princess Marie de Medici, who married the King of France, Henry IV, in 1600; also the wedding gown of Princess Charlotte of Wales, wife of Prince Leopold, who died in 1817 just a year after her marriage.