Tea-gown

tea gown

noun
a semiformal gown of fine material, especially one styled with soft, flowing lines, worn for afternoon social occasions.

Origin:
1875–80

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tea gown
 
n
(formerly) a long loose decorative dress worn esp when entertaining guests to afternoon tea

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