cap and gown

cap and gown

The mortarboard and robe traditionally worn during academic ceremonies, especially graduation. All graduates need to be here in cap and gown at 9 AM tomorrow.
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cap and gown

the academic cap or mortarboard and the robe worn in formal academic ceremonies. We all had to rent cap and gown for graduation. I appeared wearing my cap and gown, but I had shorts on underneath because it gets so hot at that time of year.
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cap and gown

Ceremonial dress worn at graduation exercises; by extension, the academic community (also see town and gown. For example, Mary was very proud) when she received her cap and gown for commencement. [Mid-1800s]
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The most conspicuous article in her attire was an ample checkered linen apron, which almost covered her skirt; and nothing could be plainer or less noticeable than her cap and gown, for there was no weakness of which she was less tolerant than feminine vanity, and the preference of ornament to utility.
Parents came to watch the events, where teacher Lindsey Robinson wore a cap and gown and awarded the children, who wore caps, with scrolls.
Gaspard, which operates under the Artneedle, Willsie and University Cap and Gown brands, will remain headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada and continue to be led by current president and chief executive officer David Blatt.
The same woman, who was older than Watson and her fellow graduates, was later seen escorting Watson without a cap and gown and with a holstered weapon, a badge and other equipment.
Right now I am pursuing graduate studies C* I think that if I am determined to find a job in Lebanon, I will get employed," Shqeir said, as he adjusted his cap and gown.
Dancers donned cap and gown to receive honorary doctorate degrees: Carmen de Lavallade, Purchase College, State University of New York Garth Fagan, Wayne State University Yuriko, The Boston Conservatory Pina Bausch, The Juilliard School
Seated in a wheelchair, wearing a cap and gown, 102-year-old Florence Carnaggio smiled shyly after receiving her diploma from Principal Curtis Turner of Seton Keough High School in Baltimore.
The 48-year-old comic donned cap and gown at Birmingham's UCE to pick up the award at Symphony Hall in recognition of services to entertainment - 24 years after he graduated from the university with a degree in English Literature.
LANCASTER - Tom Shiokari may be 78 years old, but today he will don a cap and gown and walk across a stage in a graduation ceremony - something he never got to do 61 years ago in Lancaster.
O'Grady pledged to wear his ceremonial cap and gown on his ITV chat show, The Paul O'Grady Show.
She puts on a white vinyl nurse outfit inscribed with a red cross on cap and gown.
The store has learned to count on some students coming in for a cap and gown at literally the last minute (once after "Pomp and Circumstance" was already playing) because parents showed up unexpectedly.
Gain educational benefits as you work towards a Fellowship or Mastership program and participate in a formal cap and gown ceremony.
WHISTON primary pupils experienced a first with a full cap and gown ceremony at the University of Liverpool.
SAN FRANCISCO -- June 17th Cap and Gown Affair Honors Non-Profit that Helps Local Students Become First in Family to Graduate from College, Raises Money for At-Risk Students