Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of putting on a robe or ceremonious apparel.
- n. Material for women's gowns and the like: a term of the eighteenth century.
- n. A kind of trimming like a flounce or ruffle, used on women's and children's garments.
- v. present participle of robe.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of putting on a robe.
“Within a quarter of an hour the three were snugly ensconced in the window niche of the "cubby-hole," so Flibbertigibbet termed the robing-room closet, and looking with all their eyes across the street.”
“This was a kind of robing room, with vestments hung up all over the walls.”
“The pragmatic arguments that the government makes are very persuasive" to go with 11 jurors, U.S. District Judge Richard Holwell told the lawyers, according to a transcript of a discussion they had in his robing room.”
“[P] robing, wonderfully improvisational dialogues ... sustain the book until the ambiguous, mostly upbeat dénouement.”
“The judge announced the decision to seat an alternate juror after holding a closed hearing with the parties in his robing room off the main courtroom for about 20 minutes on Wednesday.”
“With one hand the MSM keeps the people uninformed, entertained and distracted while covering up dirty deeds, robing our economy with the other hand.”
“Democrats always with their hands out to take from the people who pay the taxes all the while their thieving, stealing party robing the country of its assets all because they are too lazy to work or get themselves educated.”
“My impression of Juror Number 6's demeanor when she gave the answer she gave in the robing room a few minutes ago was of someone who was lying, who wanted to make sure that she stayed on this jury rather than admit to anything in the way that might possibly subject her to being excused," the judge said.”
“I assume the photograph of cops “robing up” is not allegorical.”
“The bishops heard it, and recoiled from their robing-room threshold to stand stockstill for a moment, ears stretched, before bearing down in haste upon the south door.”
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