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  Dictionary Definition of gown

gown
noun
1. a woman's dress, usually formal, comprising bodice and skirt, usually joined.
2. a loose, flowing, outer garment in various forms, worn by men or women as distinctive of office, profession, or status: a judge's gown, an academic gown.
3. members of the university collectively, as opposed to townspeople in a University town: town and gown.
-- verb (t), verb (i)
4. to dress in, or put on, a gown.
[ME goune, from OF, from LL gunna; origin uncert.]