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bathrobe

[bath-rohb, bahth-]
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noun
  1. a long, loose, coat-like garment, often tied with a belt of the same material, worn before and after a bath, over sleepwear, or as leisure wear at home.
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Origin of bathrobe

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; bath1 + robe
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British Dictionary definitions for bathrobe

bathrobe

noun
  1. a loose-fitting garment of towelling, for wear before or after a bath or swimming
  2. US and Canadian a dressing gown
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Word Origin and History for bathrobe

n.

1894, from bath (n.) + robe (n.).

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