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What is "Robe" - Definition & Explanation

A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment of various types, including: A gown worn as part of the academic dress of faculty or students, especially for ceremonial occasions, such as a convocations or graduations.
A gown worn as part of the professional attire of a judge, barrister, or other professional.
A gown worn as part of the religious dress of a cleric, chorister, monk, batizand, etc., in various faith traditions.
A gown worn as part of the official dress of a peer or royalty.
A gown worn in stories and role-playing games by wizards and other magical characters; similarly, the costume of an illusionist.
A informal garment, such as a bathrobe, worn chiefly in the home.
(Informal usage) Any long flowing garment; for example, a cassock is sometimes called a robe, despite the fact that the cassock is close-fitting.
A robe is distinguished from a cape or cloak by the fact that it usually has sleeves.
A loose outer garment worn as loungewear or dressing gowns, for warmth and comfort.
A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment. A robe is distinguished from a cape or cloak by the fact that it usually has sleeves.

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