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Noun: robe  rowb
  1. Any loose flowing garment
     
  2. Outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
    - gown
     
  3. [N. Amer] A thick blanket, esp. used when travelling or as a coverlet
    - rug [Brit], lap robe [N. Amer]
Verb: robe  rowb
  1. Clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
    - vest
     
  2. Cover as if with clothing
    "the mountain was robed in tropical trees";
    - clothe, cloak, drape

Derived forms: robing, robed, robes

Type of: apparel, clothe, cover, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate [archaic], outerwear, overclothes, raiment [archaic], spread over, tog

Encyclopedia: Robe, Bale