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Cap and gown

Cap
and
gown
is an acrostic for cag.

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"Cap and gown" is a book by Frederic Lawrence Knowles.

  • also known as "Cap and gown; a treasury of college verse"; "Cap and gown; some college verse"

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Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

cap and gown. See ACADEMIC COSTUME. caparison (ca 17a ri son). To dress or adorn in showy, sumptuous apparel or ornaments; also, the decorative clothing. Literally, richly ornamental ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

cap and gown: from ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2001)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

of mj cap mid feather Cap and gown. The full academical costume of a university student, tutor, ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

academic costume/ cap and gown, the formal university dress worn on special occasions. academic rank Am., Can. university teacher rank. academic teacher; instructor Am. /Br. university teacher; lecturer/.

Google previewDictionary of Pub Names (2006)

Cap and Gown Gorleston, Nflk. A reference to the formal academic dress of a university student or teacher. The Norfolk pub was built on land acquired from Magdalene College, Cambridge. There is a similarly named pub in the university town ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1918)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

COSTUME, ACADEMIC Doctor's Cap and Gown. -b .- Pi' □. UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD. Doctors of Divinity, Civil Law, Medicine, Science, and Letters are entitled to wear a scarlet cloth gown, faced and lined with the color of the lining of the ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition (2013)

by Christine Ammer

cap and gown Ceremonial dress worn at graduation exercises; by extension, the academic community (also see town and gown).

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law (1899)

by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield

Wearing Cap and Gown of Commoner of Univerlity.

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