verb (used with object), robed, rob·ing.
verb (used without object), robed, rob·ing.
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Origin of robe
OTHER WORDS FROM roberobeless, adjectiverober, nounun·der·robe, noun
Example sentences from the Web for robe
When it is eventually time again to check in, throw on a robe and call down for a club sandwich.
When Lorelai finally convinces Emily to steal a spa robe as a symbol of their time there, it’s one of their warmest and most hopeful semi-reconciliations.
A clever inside tie makes sure the robe doesn’t shift or slip.
While caring for patients, clinical staff is heavily robed with gown and apron; three pairs of gloves; a hood; and goggles.Two Americans Have Now Been Diagnosed With Ebola in Record Outbreak|Kent Sepkowitz|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Says my wife, returning from the shower be-robed, towel-turbaned, and still smelling faintly of not-made-from-concentrate.
The city had already begun to revert back to its historic and real masters: sheiks and imams, the white-robed religious clerics.Iraq War 10th Anniversary: The Iraqi Highway Patrolman|John Kael Weston|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In his last weeks as pope, Benedict may have considerable trouble keeping his scarlet-robed underlings in line.With Pope Benedict XVI’s Retirement, Conclave Rules Prove Unclear|Christopher Dickey|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Only one plaintiff sat behind the phalanx of black-robed lawyers representing the plaintiffs and the rights groups.
Dead leaves covered all the long avenue in which the little white-robed child was being carried up and down.Marguerite|Anatole France
Here and there you could see brown men robed in white sitting near these mountains of fruit, bargaining about the prices.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
Um-ko sat motionless against the silver fusuma, an ivory image, crowned and robed in shimmering gray.
They robed her in white with a thin lining-edge of crimson, and threw over her shining hair a veil of tissue.
Black-robed nuns and bare-footed Carmelites pass silently along.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond