enrobe

verb
en·robe | \in-ˈrōb, en-\
enrobed; enrobing; enrobes

Definition of enrobe 

transitive verb

1 : to cover with or as if with a robe

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Examples of enrobe in a Sentence

dreamed that one day she would be enrobed in satins and silks

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And the lucky viewers abroad may have the chance to see both celestial bodies enrobed in crimson at once. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian, "The Century’s Longest Lunar Eclipse Will Shroud the Moon This Month," 2 July 2018 It will be enrobed in buttercream and decorated with real fresh flowers. Ashley Hoffman, Time, "We Now Know the Delightful Details About Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Wedding Cake," 20 Mar. 2018 MoonPies — the original is marshmallow and graham crackers enrobed in a chocolate shell — are made by Chattanooga Bakery in Tennessee's fourth largest city. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, "MoonPie roasts Twitter critics, defending century-old marshmallow, graham cracker and chocolate snack," 19 Dec. 2017 But despite the hotel’s best efforts, the Instagram geotag for the Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, New York is a vast and curious world of skin-mask selfies, enrobed selfies, and even the occasional midbath selfie. Sarah Firshein, Bloomberg.com, "The Fastest Digital Detox Is in the Middle of the City," 4 May 2017 Kitchens, dining rooms, powder rooms, and more are enrobed in rich shades from gray to navy to black. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "The Problem With Dark Paint That No One Talks About," 21 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of enrobe

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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