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4 definitions found
 for Robe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Robe \Robe\, n. [F., fr. LL. rauba a gown, dress, garment;
     originally, booty, plunder. See Rob, v. t., and cf.
     Rubbish.]
     1. An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant
        style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or
        the like.
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              Through tattered clothes small vices do appear;
              Robes and furred gowns hide all.      --Shak.
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     2. A skin of an animal, especially, a skin of the bison,
        dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap. [U.S.]
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     Master of the robes, an officer of the English royal
        household (when the sovereign is a king) whose duty is
        supposed to consist in caring for the royal robes.
  
     Mistress of the robes, a lady who enjoys the highest rank
        of the ladies in the service of the English sovereign
        (when a queen), and is supposed to have the care her
        robes.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Robe \Robe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Robed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Robing.]
     To invest with a robe or robes; to dress; to array; as,
     fields robed with green.
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           The sage Chaldeans robed in white appeared. --Pope.
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           Such was his power over the expression of his
           countenance, that he could in an instant shake off the
           sternness of winter, and robe it in the brightest
           smiles of spring.                        --Wirt.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  robe
      n 1: any loose flowing garment
      2: outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for
         official or ceremonial occasions [syn: gown, robe]
      v 1: clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes [syn:
           vest, robe]
      2: cover as if with clothing; "the mountain was clothed in
         tropical trees" [syn: clothe, cloak, drape, robe]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "robe":
     afghan, apparel, appurtenances, array, attire, bathrobe, bed linen,
     bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedeck, bedrape, bedsheet,
     bedspread, blanket, buffalo robe, bundle up, caftan, case, cassock,
     cloak, clothe, clothes, clothing, comfort, comforter,
     contour sheet, costume, counterpane, cover, coverlet, coverlid,
     deck, dight, drape, dress, dud, duds, eiderdown, enclothe, endue,
     enrobe, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, equipage, finery, fitted sheet,
     frock, garb, garment, garments, gear, gown, habilitate, habit,
     housecoat, invest, kimono, lap, lap robe, linen, livery,
     lounging robe, mantle, muffle up, muu-muu, outfit, panoply,
     paraphernalia, patchwork quilt, pillow slip, pillowcase, quilt,
     rag, rag out, raiment, regalia, rig, robes, rug, sheathe, sheet,
     sheeting, shroud, slip, spread, surplice, swaddle, swathe, tire,
     togs, trappings, uniform, vestment, vestments, vesture, wrap,
     wrap up, wrapper
  
  

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