Definition of "Gown" :
noun: a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
noun: outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
noun: protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
noun: lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
noun: the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
"The relations between town and gown are always sensitive."
verb: dress in a gown