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enrobe

[ en-rohb ]
/ ɛnˈroʊb /
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verb (used with object), en·robed, en·rob·ing.

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

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Origin of enrobe

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

OTHER WORDS FROM enrobe

en·rob·er, noun
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Example sentences 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
/ (ɪnˈrəʊb) /

verb

(tr) to dress in or as if in a robe; attire

Derived forms of enrobe

enrober, noun
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