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tea gown

noun
1.
a semiformal gown of fine material, especially one styled with soft, flowing lines, worn for afternoon social occasions.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for tea gown

tea gown

noun
1.
(formerly) a long loose decorative dress worn esp when entertaining guests to afternoon tea
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