ALL meanings of academic dress

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  • noun academic dress formal dress, usually comprising cap, gown, and hood, worn by university staff and students 3
  • noun academic dress the ceremonial garb of the students and faculty in schools, colleges, and universities, consisting of a flat cap (mortarboard), a long, wide-sleeved gown, and sometimes a hood, worn especially at commencement exercises. 1
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