Chlamyses
Chlamys Chla"mys, n.; pl. E. {Chlamyses}, L. {Chlamydes}. [L., from Gr. ?.] A loose and flowing outer garment, worn by the ancient Greeks; a kind of cloak. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Chlamydes — Chlamys Chla mys, n.; pl. E. {Chlamyses}, L. {Chlamydes}. [L., from Gr. ?.] A loose and flowing outer garment, worn by the ancient Greeks; a kind of cloak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chlamys — Chla mys, n.; pl. E. {Chlamyses}, L. {Chlamydes}. [L., from Gr. ?.] A loose and flowing outer garment, worn by the ancient Greeks; a kind of cloak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chlamys — noun (plural chlamyses or chlamydes) Etymology: Latin chlamyd , chlamys, from Greek Date: 1699 a short oblong mantle worn by young men of ancient Greece …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chlamys — /klay mis, klam is/, n., pl. chlamyses /klay mi siz, klam i /, chlamydes /klam i deez /. a short, fine woolen mantle worn by men in ancient Greece. [1740 50; < L < Gk chlamýs] * * * …   Universalium

  • stage design — Aesthetic composition of a dramatic production as created by lighting, scenery, costumes, and sound. While elements such as painted screens and wheeled platforms were used in the Greek theatre of the 4th century BC, most innovations in stage… …   Universalium

  • chlamys — [klā′mis, klam′is] n. pl. chlamyses or chlamydes [klam′i dēz΄] [L < Gr chlamys] a short mantle clasped at the shoulder, worn by men in ancient Greece …   English World dictionary

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