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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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However masterly he looks in his shabby studio garb of housecoat and white cap, he works not for approbation, but to please himself.
The Boston Strangler's first victim was a 55-year old woman, who he strangled with the cord from her housecoat.
There, Mom (Maria Porter) shuffles about respondently in housecoat and slippers, cared for day and night by sister Fay (Parker Posey), who understandably wants to get laid whenever she can break away for five minutes.
Madonna (in her ``mother mode,'' wearing what looked like a housecoat, with slip exposed), Whoopi Goldberg, Carol Burnett, Rod Stewart, Lily Tomlin, Paul Reiser, Shirley MacLaine, Cher, Arsenio Hall, Drew Barrymore, Roseanne.
Annie is an elderly invalid and world-class kvetch, a Russian-Jewish widow who rarely ever changes out of her pink housecoat.
I struggle as he rips my housecoat and tries to touch my breasts.
Paula, meanwhile, looked exactly like Flo with her curlers and a tatty housecoat that had seen better days.
A patient could wear a housecoat that relays real-time health information on muscle strain, heart rate, and other vital signs to a health care professional on the other side of the city, for example," says Ko.
He said that it will take time to find out who is to blame for Harutyunyan's appearing in court in a housecoat and slippers.
Thankfully, Mr Thatcher never felt the need to raise a G&T on the pages of a Sunday supplement and reveal that although Maggie looked a sight in her Carmen rollers and housecoat she was still the love of his life.
Fancying chips one night, I set to with the Baby Belling and stank out the room so, windows thrown wide on dank November vapours, slept in my fancy quilted housecoat from drapers Ernest Wilson, who once kept working class northerners in undies and nightwear.
Margaret Faydle Comes to Town" features Burke as Lucy Stickler (the last name is the monologue's only joke) in a peach housecoat and pearls.