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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gown /ˈgaʊn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gown n.
 1. A loose, flowing upper garment; especially: (a) The ordinary outer dress of a woman, especially one that is full-length/ex>. (b) The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.; hence, the dress of peace; the dress of civil officers, in distinction from military.
    He Mars deposed, and arms to gowns made yield.   --Dryden.
 (c) A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown.
 2. Any sort of dress or garb.
    He comes . . . in the gown of humility.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: long, usually formal, woman's dress
      2: protective garment worn by surgeons during operations [syn:
         surgical gown, scrubs]
      3: outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for
         official or ceremonial occasions [syn: robe]
      v : dress in a gown