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Robe

 

a loose, floor-length garment worn over other clothing. It is the ceremonial and formal apparel of kings, the pope, and high officials of the Orthodox Church. In some countries, including Great Britain, robes are worn by judges and barristers; on ceremonial occasions, members of learned societies and academies wear robes.

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As if an electrical cord should run from her house coat, an old cord, cloth-covered, now worn and marked for obsolescence.
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We cut down my best flowery house coat, Made a feathered turban to complete, Borrowed bracelets from Auntie Irene, Beads from the lady up the street.
There I was, dressed in my house coat and slippers, taking in the spectacle of the daily traffic queue, when I spotted him, brazen as you like.
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