enrobe

[en-rohb]

verb (used with object), en·robed, en·rob·ing.

to dress; attire: The king was enrobed in velvet.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. enrich,
  2. enrichment,
  3. enrico,
  4. enright,
  5. enriquillo,
  6. enrol,
  7. enroll,
  8. enrolled bill,
  9. enrollee,
  10. enrollment

Origin of enrobe

First recorded in 1585–95; en-1 + robe

Related formsen·rob·er, noun

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Examples from the Web for enrobe

  • The sunlight filtered through the thin silk when the Emperor raised the purple to enrobe the kneeling Julian.

    The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski


British Dictionary definitions for enrobe

enrobe

verb

(tr) to dress in or as if in a robe; attire
Derived Formsenrober, noun

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