Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A white toga symbolizing manhood that boys of ancient Rome were allowed to wear at age 15.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the manly gown; the common toga. This was assumed by Roman boys about the time of completing their fourteenth year.

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

  • n. (ancient Rome) a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin toga virīlis : toga, toga + virīlis, of a man.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.