GOWN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of gown
Definition:
n. loose, flowing upper garment; ordinary outer dress of woman; official robe of certain professional men
Example:
But she had stopped now with a folded gown in her lap, and had her face in her hands, crying.
Sentence in Classic:
A young woman dressed in a long pink gown laid her hand on his arm to detain him and gazed into his face.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
And again Grisha poked his little face under her arm, and nestled with his head on her gown, beaming with pride and happiness.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Her cheeks were flushed crimson, her eyes glittered, her little white hands thrust out from the sleeves of her dressing gown were playing with the quilt, twisting it about.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He hurriedly jumped up, hardly awake, and kept his eyes fixed on her, as he put on his dressing gown; then he stopped, still looking at her.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Hardly had Prince Andrew gone when the study door opened quickly and the stern figure of the old man in the white dressing gown looked out.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Though she came upon the count in his dressing gown every day, he invariably became confused and begged her to excuse his costume.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the fifteenth, when young Rostov, in his dressing gown, looked out of the window, he saw it was an unsurpassable morning for hunting: it was as if the sky were melting and sinking to the earth without any wind.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On waking up that morning Count Ilya Rostov left his bedroom softly, so as not to wake the countess who had fallen asleep only toward morning, and came out to the porch in his lilac silk dressing gown.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Not far from him walked a fat major with a sallow, bloated, angry face, who was wearing a Kazan dressing gown tied round with a towel, and who evidently enjoyed the respect of his fellow prisoners.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After supper Nicholas, having undressed in his study and given instructions to the steward who had been waiting for him, went to the bedroom in his dressing gown, where he found his wife still at her table, writing.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I know it was a good squeeze, because, being very plump, whenever she made any little exertion after she was dressed, some of the buttons on the back of her gown flew off.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context