In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(worn by magistrates, academics)toga femeninothe mayor's robe of office — el traje de ceremonias del alcalde
- ceremonial robes — vestiduras ceremoniales
- His priest's robes billowed out behind him as he walked over to her.
- Yesterday controversial councillor donned his robes of office and was sworn in as Hull's Lord Mayor.
- A seated Buddha carved of sandstone in Cave 8 at Yungang also has rounded forms of head and body, similarly wrapped in the monk's robe.
- Whereas Erasmus wears the black robes of an academic, the archbishop dresses in priestly white.
- The woman at the door wore her mage's robe over a nightshirt and boots.
- Several, especially the larger ones, are shaped like crosses or vestment robes.
- Kel retorted, shivering as she pulled the heavy black cloak over her mage's robe.
- King Ryan sat down slowly, his robes fluttering about him.
- The presence of several government officials on the upper floor, marked by their red robes and ‘hats with two horizontal legs,’ seems to underline the wine shop's official status.
- She designed the clothes, which range from suave street garb to ceremonial robes.
- Finally, the King was led behind the altar into St Edward's chapel to be clothed in purple robes and given the Imperial Crown, Orb and Sceptre.
- He wears his red robes of office as Judge of the King's Bench.
- He notices an older man nearby dressed in monk's robes, sleeping.
1.2US (worn by students)toga femenino
2(worn in house)bata femeninosalto de cama masculino Cono Sur
- She swung around, tying the robe around her waist, giving him a glare.
- Jeffrey quickly hides inside a closet, from which he observes Dorothy disrobe and then reach for a blue velvet robe inside the closet as he recoils in fear of discovery.
- I would have wrapped my warm, terry cloth robe about me, but it wasn't in the bathroom.
- She quickly grabbed a nearby towel and threw on her terry cloth robe.
- She carefully got out wiping her smooth legs dry then putting on the terry cotton robe to answer the door.
- She fumbled clumsily, ending up draping her robe over her shoulders.
- She sits around all day in a shabby robe, dwelling on the past, a time when she used to be ‘so pretty and popular.’
- She wrapped a red silk robe around herself and tied it.
- Allison tied the robe around her body and opened her bathroom door let the steam out.
- She looked to her changing screen, where her robe was hanging neatly.
- Shocked, she stops, gathers her robe and advances just a bit, to be framed perfectly in the doorway.
- I slowly got out of bed and threw a robe over my nightgown.
- With that he turned and walked back into his house, the ties on his robe trailing behind him.
- Wearing a robe, he stumbles out of bed and opens the drapes and shades, gazing down lovingly upon the housekeeper putting Serge's midday snack into his backpack.
- She put on her night robe over her nightgown before grabbing her crutches.
- She slipped on a thin robe over her nightgown silently and tiptoed her way to the door.
- This work, depicting a woman in a long robe sitting on a red chaise, could have been done by a star Matisse acolyte.
- With a sigh, Celly tugged her robe tighter before following wonderful smells that led her into the kitchen.
- He had gotten up and was tying the belt of his robe around his waist.
1vestirto robe sb in sth — vestir a algn de algo
- On the balcony, a woman kneels and draws a picture while a robed, spectral figure nearby seems to be ladling water into another tank.
- At the left, they face a robed figure who has entered the shop to pawn an article of clothing.
- To begin with, he is robed in loose but complicated fabrics that obscure all sense of human fragility.
- The roundels in the center show a doge kneeling before an enthroned Saint Mark and a seated, robed figure with the right hand raised, presumably in blessing.
- In one of the untitled drawings, a characteristically inverted robed figure, skirts ornamented with ink arabesques, topped with a hat, recalls the painted fables of Chagall.
- Instead of being robed in the skin of a lion or a leopard that is customary for African royalty, he is clad in a cape made from the skin of some wild animal.
- He tells them to sit and when he takes off his cloak they see that he is robed in white.
- They are robed in ermine-trimmed royal red, as in Snow White.
- The red robed magician had appeared out of thin air, with the albino in tow.
- Before you went into a trance, you told us that those robed figures were coming.
- A robed figure seated in a cart drawn by a tiger and a leopard follows two foot soldiers.
- The robed and turbaned figures moving slowly across a sepia ground on the first screen are drawn from an 1895 film.
- Simeon directs his song of praise to an elevated, imposing high priest in a scene dominated by an even more imposing crowned, splendidly robed temple guardian.
- The viewer has his eye drawn through the openings of the screens to the end wall on the far side, with several stately blue robed woman gazing through.
- A huge chariot approaches carrying a veiled nymph draped in a gross of silver veils sitting upon a throne with a black robed, and veiled figure beside her.
- At the back of the church were a robed choir and musicians making a quartet of stringed instruments.
- Until we came across this red robed magician, we didn't even know about real magic.
- He is robed in black and white, although the background and lighting are red.
1(judge) ponerse la toga(bishop) ponerse las vestiduras
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