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Meaning of gown

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a
           long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
      2: the members of a university as distinguished from the other
         residents of the town in which the university is located;
         "the relations between town and gown are always sensitive"
      3: lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in
         bed by women [syn: {nightgown}, {gown}, {nightie}, {night-
         robe}, {nightdress}]
      4: protective garment worn by surgeons during operations [syn:
         {gown}, {surgical gown}, {scrubs}]
      5: outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for
         official or ceremonial occasions [syn: {gown}, {robe}]
      v 1: dress in a gown

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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