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robe

noun [C] uk   /rəʊb/ us    /roʊb/
a long, loose piece of clothing worn especially on very formal occasions: Judges wear black robes when they are in court. (also bathrobe) a loose piece of clothing that is worn before or after a bath or on top of clothing worn in bed: He wrapped a robe around himself before answering the door.
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