Definition of Academic costume

1. Noun. A costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college.

Terms within: Academic Gown, Academic Robe, Judge's Robe, Mortarboard
Generic synonyms: Costume



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Academic Costume

acacin
acacine
acad
academe
academes
academese
academia
academial
academian
academians
academias
academic
academic administrator
academic art
academic bulimia
academic costume (current term)
academic degree
academic department
academic discipline
academic dissertations
academic freedom
academic gown
academic institution
academic medical centres
academic program
academic relation
academic requirement
academic robe
academic session
academic term

Literary usage of Academic costume

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"academic costume.—No thorough study has so far been made of early English academic costume as compared with that of the continental universities—a study ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1831)
"... on the subject of the propriety of adopting an academic costume — or some t>uch trivial topic: in this debate an ex-student, who has latterly acquired ..."

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