stole

(sto-l') s. f.
Terme d'antiquité. Robe des personnages considérables chez les Mèdes et les Perses.
   Arrien appelle la tunique des rois de Perse adoptée par Alexandre, la stole des Mèdes, c'est-à-dire une tunique qui descendait jusqu'aux pieds, comme l'habillement des Grecques et des Romaines appelé stole, MONGEZ Instit. Mém. litt. et beaux-arts, t. IV, p. 83.
   Robe de toilette des dames romaines.
   Les dames romaines avaient d'abord porté cette toge, que la stole remplaça, et qu'elles abandonnèrent à leurs esclaves et aux courtisanes ; la stole fut de pourpre et enrichie d'une bande d'étoffe d'or qui l'entourait tout entière, PASTORET Instit. Mém. hist. et litt. anc. t. III, p. 299.
   Lat. stola, du grec, robe (voy. étole).

Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré. . 1872-1877.

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