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Definition(s):

  • (adj) wearing a gown

Usage(s):

  1. In a crowded and solemn House of Commons, the black-gowned Clerk of the House rose to his feet and pointed wordlessly at Tory Backbencher Sir Hugh O'Neill, 68, Father of the House.
  2. There were green-gowned Nigerians and Australian girls in yellow dresses; the Americans wore red blazers and the Russians chose blue.
  3. Attention is fastened by his breadth of black-gowned shoulder, breadth of fore head, breadth of jaw.

News

  1. Poughkeepsie High grads reach for the sun

    Poughkeepsie High School graduates got a geography lesson and a point to take with them as they start their careers. On the day of the summer solstice, when the sun reaches the highest point in the sky, U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, D-Cold Spring, told the gowned and capped graduates: "Today is not your solstice. You are on your way up."
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Poughkeepsie Journal

  2. CHS Class of 2013: The 'first four years ever'

    The teal-and-white gowned class of 2013 threw their caps into the cool night air Friday with a marked pride, knowing they will forever stand distinct from the thousands of graduates their alma mater w
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Gilroy Dispatch

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