Origin of robe
OTHER WORDS FROM roberobeless, adjectiverober, nounun·der·robe, noun
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How to use robe in a sentence
They were all wearing either traditional Bhutanese ghos or monk robes.
“If the public sees judges as politicians in robes, its confidence in the courts — and in the rule of law itself — can only diminish, diminishing the court’s power, including its power to act as a check on other branches,” he said.Justice Breyer warns proponents of packing Supreme Court to ‘think long and hard’ about the risks|Robert Barnes, Ann Marimow|April 7, 2021|Washington Post
My husband recently asked why I never wear the robe he bought me.
Turns out I am—but only if it’s made of fleece and doesn’t actually look like a robe.
So he and his loyal servant, Arsenio Hall’s Semmi, trek to the States—sophisticated naifs decked out in glorious robes—in search of Akeem’s true love.Coming 2 America Has Its Modest Charms, But It's Mostly a Reminder of How Great Its Predecessor Is|Stephanie Zacharek|March 5, 2021|Time
Not because she disagrees with a hypothetical future president, or because she simply likes the robe.
My fantasy unravels when she opens the robe, revealing a sling around her broken arm.
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.
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.