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[hwahyt-rohbd, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˈroʊbd, ˈwaɪt-/
clothed in a white robe.
Origin of white-robed
First recorded in 1615-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Fear the Gods, and reverence their holy, white-robed servants.

    Imogen William Godwin
  • He took the white-robed figure up in his arms and kissed her face.

  • But of the white-robed Jivros there was now no visible sign.

    Valley of the Croen Lee Tarbell
  • To within twenty yards or so of its game did that white-robed Arctic hunter approach.

    Red Rooney R.M. Ballantyne
  • It came in the form of a letter which a white-robed peon now handed to her.

  • Yes, there came the white-robed torch-bearing priests who were to bury him.

    The White Conquerors Kirk Munroe
  • She makes a bright figure in effective contrast to the white-robed Susanna.

    Pintoricchio Evelyn March Phillipps
  • One of the white-robed Ismaelians had entered the chamber, and uplifted his hand.

    God Wills It! William Stearns Davis
  • Peace, white-robed and olive-crowned, has come to us who linger.

    The Blue and The Gray A. R. White

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