a robe or housecoat worn by women for informal entertaining at home.
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Words Popularized By Shakespeare That We Still UseWilliam Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 and was baptized on April 26, 1564. His exact birthdate remains unknown, though is conventionally taken to be the same as the day his "bones were interred." In his honor, we wanted to share some words popularized by the man himself.
- hostile fire,
- hostile sexism,
- hostile takeover
Origin of hostess gown
First recorded in 1935–40
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