What does toga mean?

Definitions for togaˈtoʊ gə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toga(noun)

    a one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome


  1. toga(Noun)

    Loose outer garment worn by the citizens of Rome.

  2. toga(Noun)

    Loose wrap gown.

  3. Origin: From toga, from tegere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toga(noun)

    the loose outer garment worn by the ancient Romans, consisting of a single broad piece of woolen cloth of a shape approaching a semicircle. It was of undyed wool, except the border of the toga praetexta


  1. Toga

    The toga, a distinctive garment of Ancient Rome, was a cloth of perhaps 20 ft in length which was wrapped around the body and was generally worn over a tunic. The toga was made of wool, and the tunic under it often was made of linen. After the 2nd century BC, the toga was a garment worn exclusively by men, and only Roman citizens were allowed to wear the toga. After this time, women were expected to wear the stola; to distinguish prostitutes from respectable women, prostitutes were required to wear the toga.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Toga

    tō′ga, n. the mantle or outer garment of a Roman citizen.—adjs. Togā′ted, Tō′ged, dressed in a toga or gown.—n. Toge (Shak.), a robe.—Toga prætexta, the purple-hemmed toga worn by curule magistrates and censors, and by freeborn boys till fourteen; Toga virilis, the garb of manhood, put on by boys at fourteen. [L.,—tegĕre, to cover.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Toga

    an outer garment, usually of white wool like a large blanket, folded about the person in a variety of ways, but generally with the right arm free, thrown over the left shoulder, and hanging down the back; it was at once the badge of manhood and Roman citizenship.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toga in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toga in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aldous Huxley:

    Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.

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