Robe vs Waistcoat - What's the difference?

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Robe is a related term of waistcoat.


As nouns the difference between robe and waistcoat

is that robe is a long, formal dress worn only on special occasions while waistcoat is an ornamental garment worn under a doublet.

robe

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; / Robes and furred gowns hide all.
  • (US) The skin of an animal, especially the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.
  • Verb

  • To clothe someone in a robe.
  • Derived terms

    * berobed

    Anagrams

    * ----

    waistcoat

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia waistcoat)
  • An ornamental garment worn under a doublet.
  • (chiefly, British) A sleeveless, collarless garment worn over a shirt and under a suit jacket."waistcoat." Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 09 Apr. 2007. ."waistcoat." Merriam-Webster Online. Merriam-Webster, Inc. 09 Apr. 2007. .
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    Synonyms

    * vest (US )"waistcoat." Oxford Advanced. Oxford University Press. 09 Apr. 2007. .

    Descendants

    * Japanese: * Malay: (l) * Maori:

    References