St John's College
The St John's undergraduate gown is of the usual shape but without a forearm slit; over the resulting forearm seam there are four black velvet bars.
The following definition occurs in the Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary:
Drawing from Academical Dress of British and Irish Universities, G.W. Shaw, Chichester: Phillimore, 1995 and reproduced with permission of the author.
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