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