peplos definition

  • noun:
    • A loose exterior robe donned by feamales in old Greece. Also referred to as peplum.
    • an old Greek garment, worn by females, formed of a tubular bit of cloth, that will be folded right back upon it self halfway down, through to the the surface of the pipe is used around the waistline, and base covers the legs right down to the ankles; the open top will be used within the arms, and draped, in folds, down seriously to the waist.
    • just like peplum.
    • a garment worn by ladies in old Greece; fabric caught at shoulders and draped in folds on waistline

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