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Definition of Gown


  1. A loose, flowing upper garment
  2. The ordinary outer dress of a woman; as, a calico or silk gown.
  3. The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.; hence, the dress of peace; the dress of civil officers, in distinction from military.
  4. A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown.
  5. Any sort of dress or garb.
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Gown Translations

gown in Danish is kjole
gown in Dutch is toga, jurk, japon
gown in Finnish is puku
gown in French is robe
gown in German is Abendkleid {n}, Kleid
gown in Norwegian is kappe, lang kjole
gown in Portuguese is vestido
gown in Spanish is vestido