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1. An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or the like. Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furred gowns hide all. (Shak)

2. A skin of an animal, especially, a skin of the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap. Master of the robes, an officer of the english royal household (when the sovereign is a king) whose duty is supposed to consist in caring for the royal robes. Mistress of the robes, a lady who enjoys the highest rank of the ladies in the service of the English sovereign (when a queen), and is supposed to have the care her robes.

Origin: F, fr. LL. Rauba a gown, dress, garment; originally, booty, plunder. See Rob, and cf. Rubbish.

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The Fiber Disease

... a poem. Franky franky franky dont be mad, skanky, or cranky. We just dont want your hanky-panky. Your secret handshakes are ideal for fools in robes and that is all. My mind has gone blanky blanky but come see the light from thine sphincter of franky.

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Did death evolve?

Death is a metaphorical character who wears black robes and wields a scythe, he evolved from a human as his parents had a rare: lack of skin and muscle gene. No but seriously i disagree in saying that death evolved, i think it has existed all the ...

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