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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A covering worn before dressing or while lounging.

Usage examples (18)
  • After throwing over his shoulders his robe-de-chambre Mr. Bennett asked, “Where do you think Livingstone is?”
  • One morning, when promenading in his robe-de-chambre, on a terrace elevated a little above the river, he saw a traveller thrown by a furious horse, from the opposite...
  • She reached Moy, quite out of breath, before Lord Loudon and his troops; and the Prince had just time to escape, in his robe-de-chambre, nightcap, and slippers, to the...
  • M. Labat was a good swimmer: he did not stop a moment to reflect on the danger of the attempt, but, ill as he was, threw off his robe-de-chambre, leaped into the flood,... for more
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