Robe
Robe Robe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Robed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Robing}.] To invest with a robe or robes; to dress; to array; as, fields robed with green. [1913 Webster]

The sage Chaldeans robed in white appeared. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

Such was his power over the expression of his countenance, that he could in an instant shake off the sternness of winter, and robe it in the brightest smiles of spring. --Wirt. [1913 Webster]


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  • robe — [ rɔb ] n. f. • XIIe; germ. °rauba « butin » (cf. dérober), d où « vêtement dont on a dépouillé qqn » I ♦ Vêtement qui entoure le corps. A ♦ 1 ♦ Dans l Antiquité, en Orient, Vêtement d homme d un seul tenant descendant aux genoux ou aux pieds (⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • robe — ROBE. s. f. Sorte de vestement long ayant des manches, qui est different, selon les personnes qui le portent. Robe d enfant. sa premiere robe. robe à manches pendantes. sa belle robe. sa robe des Dimanches. sa robe d à tous les jours. Robe de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Robe — Robe, mi pequeña historia Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Robe, mi pequeña historia Álbum de Extremoduro Género(s) Rock Robe, mi pequeña historia es el título de un álbum editado como Extremoduro. De entre los discos no oficiales del grupo,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Robe — Sf erw. fach. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. robe. Dieses geht zurück auf eine fränkische Entsprechung zu Raub und bedeutet ursprünglich erbeutetes Kleidungsstück .    Ebenso ne. robe, nfrz. robe, nschw. rob, nnorw. robe; Garderobe. ✎ DF …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • robe — n: the legal profession; esp: the position of a judge usu. used with the [his]...decision to decline the robe H. B. Zobel Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • robe — [rōb] n. [ME < OFr, robe, orig. booty, spoils < Gmc * rauba, plunder: see ROB] 1. a long, loose or flowing outer garment; specif., a) such a garment worn on formal occasions, to show rank or office, etc., as by a judge or bishop b) a… …   English World dictionary

  • robe — |ô| s. m. [Pouco usado] Arrobe. robe |ó| s. m. 1. Vestimenta comprida para ser usada em casa. = BATA 2. Vestimenta, geralmente aberta à frente, usada por cima da roupa interior ou da roupa de dormir. • Sinônimo geral: ROUPÃO   ‣ Etimologia:… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Robe — Robe, n. [F., fr. LL. rauba a gown, dress, garment; originally, booty, plunder. See {Rob}, v. t., and cf. {Rubbish}.] 1. An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or the like.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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