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A judge in judicial robes

English

Etymology

From Old French robe, from West Germanic *rauba ‘booty’, later ‘stolen clothing’ (related to English rob).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
robe

Plural
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  1. A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to robe

Third person singular
robes

Simple past
robed

Past participle
-

Present participle
robing

to robe (third-person singular simple present robes, present participle robing, simple past and past participle robed)
  1. To clothe someone in a robe.

French

Etymology

Old French, from West Germanic *rauba ‘booty’, later ‘stolen clothing’.

Pronunciation

Noun

robe f. (plural robes)

  1. dress, frock
  2. fur of an animal
    Ce cheval a une robe isabelle.
  3. wine's colour

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Italian

Noun

robe f.

  1. Plural form of roba.

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