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enrobe

[en-rohb]
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verb (used with object), en·robed, en·rob·ing.
  1. to dress; attire: The king was enrobed in velvet.
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Origin of enrobe

First recorded in 1585–95; en-1 + robe
Related formsen·rob·er, noun
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Related Words

dresswearenrobe

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Historical Examples

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