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Definition of the noun academic gown
What does academic gown mean as a name of something?
- a gown worn by academics or judges
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of academic gown: academic robe / judge's robe
- more generic words: gown / robe = outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
- more specific term: Geneva gown = black academic gown widely used by Protestant clergymen
- part of: academic costume = a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college
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Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
Coats/Overgarments gaberdine smock gymslip wrap skirt academic gown greatcoat smoking jacket harem skirt wraparound academic hood hacking jacket soutane hobble skirt academic robe haik spencer hoop skirt Hosiery afghan happi coat ...
4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand
The academic gown emphasized the concern of the Reformation churches for an educated clergy who were capable of studying the Scriptures and church fathers in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. Lutheran clergy did not at first give up wearing the ...
by Mary Brooks Picken
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
a long loose cloak with wide sleeves, worn as a sign of rank in some professions: an academic gown. 435 grade school grab verb (grabs; grabbing; grabbed) 1 to seize, especially roughly or hastily: The little girl grabbed a handful of ...
by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski
Academic gown. áo toi: Vietnam. Raincoat; poncho. áo vét-tông: Vietnam. Suit coat; jacket. áo xiêm: Vietnam. Clothes. áo xõng: Vietnam. Clothes. aodach solus: Ireland. Gaelic word for white or light colored clothing. aodach tiusail: Ireland.
A Cyclopaedia of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of Contemporaneous Fashions on the Continent: A general history of costume in Europe (1879)
by James Robinson Planché
physician as wearing a scarlet gown, " furred well as such a one ought to be ;" such being still the academic gown of a doctor of medicine. The clergy, as Knighton has already told us, were not to be known from the laity ; and the Ploughman ...
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