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Definition of "tea-gown" [tea-gown]

  • A loose easy gown of effective style and material, in which to take afternoon tea at home, or for lounging. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tea-gown" in a sentence
  • "The loose sleeves of her tea-gown fell open almost to her shoulders, and it was impossible not to admit that the pose of the arms, that the whole figure, was enchantingly beautiful."
  • "Her evening dress she had exchanged for a full lilac silk tea-gown, with open hanging sleeves; a thick twisted cord was fastened round her waist."
  • "Alison wore a lovely purple velvet tea-gown with ornaments of a cobwebby gray lace, with sleeves caught into cuffs at the wrist."