Origin of robe
OTHER WORDS FROM roberobeless, adjectiverober, nounun·der·robe, noun
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How to use robe in a sentence
Women couldn’t leave their homes without a male guardian, and were required to cover their bodies from head to toe in a long robe called a burqa.
While half the citizens were invited to be themselves and express their own opinions, the remaining participants were asked to put on special ceremonial robes and play the part of people from the future.How to be a good ancestor|Sigal Samuel|July 2, 2021|Vox
Chani had only her robe, flip-flops and the towel wrapped around her hair.One family’s harrowing escape from the collapsing condo building: ‘Run, fast!’|Brittany Shammas|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
Inside it, Franklin forced open the back door of a house where no one was home, put on a robe from an upstairs closet and headed for the basement.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stayed in her robes while battling several health scares on Obama’s watch, seemingly determined to retire when Hillary Rodham Clinton could make the nomination.Stephen Breyer May Stay on the Supreme Court Just to Spite Politics|Philip Elliott|June 23, 2021|Time
Not because she disagrees with a hypothetical future president, or because she simply likes the robe.Justice Ginsburg Shouldn’t Quit Just Yet|Kevin Bleyer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My fantasy unravels when she opens the robe, revealing a sling around her broken arm.The Singular Artist of New Yorkistan|Lizzie Crocker|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One act was a man with a short beard, and a short flowing robe: a trademark style of Salafis.Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire|Kim Ghattas|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While it may stretch a long way, that robe contains relatively little material.Comet Surfing on a Rocket|Matthew R. Francis|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then I drew on the white silk robe, embroidered with the Yellow Sign, and placed the crown upon my head.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Il avoit sa belle robe soubs soy (car c'estoit en est), et se preparoit sa harangue funebre.
He had his beautiful robe under him (for it was summer), and was preparing for his funeral oration.
And he girded him about with a glorious girdle, and clothed him with a robe of glory, and crowned him with majestic attire.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The baby's white robe, finely wrought in open-work, was also done, and freshly washed and ironed.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The pipe is then rolled up in its robe of fur, and stowed away in the lodge of its keeper until it is again required.