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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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CARLUCCIO'S restaurants in Newcastle and Gateshead are inviting customers along for a free breakfast - if they turn up in their dressing gowns, that is.
TRY M&Co snowflake dressing gown, pounds 35 (with matching slippers), in stores only BABY IT''S COLD OUTSIDE Wrap up warm in a sumptuous velvet coat and fur-trim trapper hat and go on a wintry wander through the park.
If even Ms Cole looks dumpy in a dressing gown, then what the heck do the rest of us look like?
"So I ripped off my dressing gown to discover there was this huge burn mark all across the back of it."
Isolated but for the intruding shadows witnessing his pending demise, in a drab dressing gown, generic, exposed, and vulnerable, Goya embodies the plight of the sick.
Running down the stairs to turn on the telly to see pictures being beamed back from South Africa may well be too much for me and I can't rule out a nasty tripping incident involving my fluffy slippers and dressing gown cord.
Adapting David Leavitt's The Page Turner for the screen, gay Catalonian filmmaker Ventura Pons shows himself to be very comfortable in Leavitt's twee cerebral world, where a 60-ish music impresario wears a silk dressing gown to greet the hustler out of the back pages of Unzipped and seduces a young musician to a Scarlatti harpsichord piece.
The scenario, in which Jane, robed in a white dressing gown with a hangman's noose around her neck, pours a pitcher of water into an aquarium in which her sister's head is partially submerged, initiates a spellbound circularity.
A BURGLAR was snared thanks to CCTV footage of him fleeing by bicycle while wearing a stolen pink dressing gown.
Val Windsor, 56, and her daughter Michelle Green, 33, built and dressed a "typical Scouse woman", with eyelashes, rollers, a wig and dressing gown. Ms Windsor said they were making the most of her daughter's day off to enjoy the snow yesterday outside her home in Fazakerley.
DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR A FIRST-TIME DAD OF TWINS IT'S 2.30pm on a weekday, and I'm still in my dressing gown, wondering whether I should take a nap.