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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • robed — adj. Robed is used with these nouns: ↑figure …   Collocations dictionary

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  • robed — bored …   Anagrams dictionary

  • robed — adjective clothe in or put on a robe or robes. → robe …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hindukush White-Robed Kafir people — White Robed (Sfed Posh) or Red Robed (Lal Posh) Kafirs were blanket names for usually three clans, namely:# Kalasha (of former Kafiristan) or Wai # Askunu or Ashkun # Vasi or PrasunIt is assumed, that the Vasi (Prasun) Kafirs were the originally… …   Wikipedia

  • appareled attired clad dressed garbed garmented habilimented robed — clothed clothed adj. 1. wearing clothing. [Narrower terms: {adorned(predicate), bedecked(predicate), decked(predicate), decked out(predicate)}; {appareled, attired, clad, dressed, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed}; {arrayed, panoplied};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fire-robed — fireˈ robed adjective (Shakespeare) Apparently clothed in fire • • • Main Entry: ↑fire …   Useful english dictionary

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