kimono

ki*mo"no

(k*m"n; Jap. km"*n), n.;
pl. -nos (k*m"nz)
. [Jap., article of clothing, fr. ki to wear + mono thing.] 1. A kind of loose robe or gown tied with a sash, worn as a traditional outer garment by Japanese women and men. Women may wear it with a broad sash called an obi, having a large bow in the back. At present (1998), most Japanese wear it only at home or on ceremonial occasions, western-style clothing being more common in the workplace.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

2. A similar gown worn as a dressing gown by women of Western nations.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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