Usage examples for gowns

  1. Her night- gowns were of most sorry pattern till her aunt came; thereafter they were clean, though it mattered little. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  2. Thence with him to the Parke, and there met the Queene coming from Chappell, with her Mayds of Honour, all in silver- lace gowns again: which is new to me, and that which I did not think would have been brought up again. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. She was looking over some gowns that she proposed sending to the cleaner's. – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells