Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of robe.
  • adj. Wearing a robe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A wreath of pearl gleamed through her hair, and lace and satin robed her peerless form – the tinge upon her cheek might not have been so bright as once it was, but to me she was lovely – more of mind was blended with the feelings of the heart, and gave a higher tone to her beauty.

    Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, North America

  • It reads like the plot of a bad conspiracy-themed action novel, wherein robed men give booming speeches about Protecting God’s Church At All Costs while minor henchmen destroy documents and arrange for naysayers to be ‘disappeared.’

    Dear God - Her Bad Mother

  • Getting "robed" (putting the robes on with the chancellor and other professors) was ... well ... our seven year old daughter who sneaked into the back room looked at all of us in these thick black robes said, "This looks just like Harry Potter."

    Tiffany Shlain: Writing My UC-Berkeley Commencement Speech -- What to Say?

  • Getting "robed" putting the robes on with the chancellor and other professors was ...well...our seven year old daughter who sneaked into the back room looked at all of us in these thick black robes said, "This looks just like Harry Potter."

    Tiffany Shlain: Writing My UC-Berkeley Commencement Speech -- What to Say?

  • Little bite size balls 'robed' in chocolate .... ohhhh mama!

    There's a What? Where?

  • The teabaggers 'second-favorite Justice (we know they prefer the lighter-skinned version, Scalia), like some kind of robed Abe Simpson, shouts at the clouds, "There are too many rights nowadays!"

    Daily Kos

  • He's talking about people who believe they've had near death experiences, but when they die and come back they talk about a council of white robed people and people with Roman togas and wraps and, you know, streets lined with gold.

    Elisa Medhus, M.D.: The Insider's Guide To Death

  • In this program Pavlova was robed in shimmering white and silver, with diademed head and ankles tied with rosy ribbons … The fairy scene vanishes and a radiant figure — (Pavlova) — [re -] enters the stage walking with the delicate precision and grace of some wild bird.

    Further Pavlova

  • However, if the stigma and the stereotype are allowed to blindly thrive too long, they may indeed start to feel alienated in a society where they are looked upon as mysterious black-robed creatures, to be pitied and handled with care.

    Global Voices in English » In France, Sudan, Burqas and Trousers Cause Controversy

  • He was arrested and the naughty officers took his custody photo before he could be ‘de-robed’ …! lol imagine the laughs when we saw the picture on the ‘overnight prisoner’ listings!!! lol makes me smile now … on April 22, 2010 at 9: 16 am uniform

    Doughnuts and Diversity; the essential ingredients of modern British policing. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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