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white-robed

[hwahyt-rohbd, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˈroʊbd, ˈwaɪt-/
adjective
1.
clothed in a white robe.
Origin of white-robed
1615-1625
1615-25
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  • Not so much as one white-robed priest had she seen upon all her long search.

    Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster F. Marion Crawford
  • It came in the form of a letter which a white-robed peon now handed to her.

  • Some are dressed as white-robed Trinitarians, leading those they have redeemed from slavery.

  • Yes, there came the white-robed torch-bearing priests who were to bury him.

    The White Conquerors Kirk Munroe
  • Great crowds of white-robed men were flocking into the temple.

    Added Upon Nephi Anderson
  • Peace, white-robed and olive-crowned, has come to us who linger.

    The Blue and The Gray A. R. White
  • Their mother feigned sleep as the two white-robed figures crept past her bed into the hall, on the way to investigate.

    Toaster's Handbook Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
  • At once, half a dozen of the white-robed gallery fell in behind them.

    Pastoral Affair Charles A. Stearns
  • At the extreme end of the vista stood an erect black figure beside a white-robed clergyman.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick

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