Orthostade Or"tho*stade, n. [Gr. ?; 'orqo`s straight + ? to place.] (Anc. Costume) A chiton, or loose, ungirded tunic, falling in straight folds. [1913 Webster]

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  • orthostade — rare 0. (ˈɔːθəʊsteɪd) [ad. Gr. ὀρθοστάδιον, f. ὀρθό ς ortho ‘upright’ + στάδιος standing.] A long loose tunic which hung down in straight folds, worn by the ancient Greeks. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

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