gown noun

1 woman's long dress

ADJ. long | flowing She was dressed in a long flowing gown. | ball, bridal, evening, wedding

GOWN + VERB be trimmed with sth She wore a white satin gown trimmed with lace.

PREP. in a/the ~

2 worn by judges, surgeons, etc.

ADJ. academic | hospital, surgical

PREP. in a/the ~

PHRASES town and gown (= the permanent members of a university town and the members of its university) > Special page at CLOTHES