Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Robe \Robe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Robed; p. pr. & vb. n. Robing.] To invest with a robe or robes; to dress; to array; as, fields robed with green.
The sage Chaldeans robed in white appeared.
Such was his power over the expression of his
countenance, that he could in an instant shake off the
sternness of winter, and robe it in the brightest
smiles of spring.
adj. dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination; "the elegantly attired gentleman"; "neatly dressed workers"; "monks garbed in hooded robes"; "went about oddly garmented"; "professors robed in crimson"; "tuxedo-attired gentlemen"; "crimson-robed Harvard professors" [syn: appareled, attired, dressed, garbed, garmented, habilimented]
Wearing a robe. v
(en-past of: robe)
Usage examples of "robed".
The figure stood so still that Murf, eager to find his dinner, did not see the robed person.
The robed and hooded person appeared to be accustomed to gully dwarves and their ways.
Keeping her head down, she grasped the ale pitcher in her hand and was starting to pour when the robed figure spoke again.
Another, also robed in black, walked at its side, supportive of the feeble steps.
Between the litter and the pyre waited one last contingent, robed in unadorned black.
A man of medium stature awaited him, robed anonymously in dark fabric.
The High Priest of the Death God was robed, still, from his visit with Mara.
There dozens of robed figures crowded landings that circled the room, rising six levels high.
Aware of the levels above, now crowding with robed forms who all faced her way, the Lady of the Acoma felt like an object of sacrifice before the ritual that would seal her final fate.
She finished one such pattern, blinked like a dreamer roused from sleep, and found a plainly robed figure standing beside her.
In their midst, robed in velvet stitched with river pearls, Jiro greeted his host with a graceful bow.
Knots of black warriors and robed Hamoi tong thrashed and strained and wrestled to tear down beleaguered defenders.
Now elaborately robed nobles were arriving to take their seats, with warriors that looked untouched by combat.
The other, robed in gauze lace dyed scarlet, had a dark complexion and a rounded figure.
A movement from the robed figure as it stepped forward drew his eyes away from the weapons.