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- n. A long dress, trailing on the floor, worn by tragic actors in Ancient Greek and Roman theatres.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A long dress, trailing on the floor, worn by tragic actors in Greek and Roman theaters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In antiquity, a long dress reaching to the ground, as that worn by tragic actors.
Latin, from Ancient Greek to drag. (Wiktionary)