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  ( gowns    plural  )
1       n-count   A gown is a dress, usually a long dress, which women wear on formal occasions.  
The new ball gown was a great success., ...wedding gowns.     
2       n-count   A gown is a loose black garment worn on formal occasions by people such as lawyers and academics.  
...an old headmaster in a flowing black gown.     

dressing gown        ( dressing gowns    plural  ) , dressing-gown   A dressing gown is a long, loose garment which you wear over your night clothes when you are not in bed.      n-count  
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costume, dress, frock, garb, garment, habit, robe  

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dressing gown, grown, glowing, go

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