tea gown

noun

: a semiformal gown of fine materials in graceful flowing lines worn especially for afternoon entertaining at home

Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tea gown was in 1878

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“Tea gown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20gown. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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