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gown in Clothes topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgowngown /ɡaʊn/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 DCCa long dress that a woman wears on formal occasionswedding/evening/ball gown a white silk wedding gown2 DCCMNa long loose piece of clothing worn for special ceremonies by judges, teachers, lawyers, and members of universities syn robe3 DCCMa long loose piece of clothing worn in a hospital by someone doing or having an operation a hospital gown dressing gown
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gownThe catalog will include roughly 50 gowns priced from $ 1,100 to $ 2,800.In Lewis's day, some formality was added to the proceedings by the undergraduate's wearing a gown.She swung her legs out of bed and reached for her dressing gown.She'd travelled light today; she'd packed no dressing gown.a silk evening gownShe flinched once, then started to obey, unfastening the ties at the neck of her gown with shaking fingers.Her gown was long, emphasising her slender figure, and starkly black.She was wearing a long white gown, her hair hanging down, like a crazy woman.wedding/evening/ball gownYou are born again, said the woman who had given me my wedding gown.After the rehearsal the sound engineer gave me a battery pack and microphone to attach to my evening gown.She wore a yellow taffeta ball gown with black pumps and matching bum bag for her liver treats!She was wearing a tangerine evening gown and matching gloves that didn't.The evening gown hung strangely on her one-legged pirate's body.In 1935 a Valentina evening gown in pale gray silk bared the shoulders and dropped to mid-back, exposing the spine.Jan Stafford and Maxine Kincora came in traditional white wedding gowns, lace and veils.