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clothe

verb accouter, amicire, appoint, arm, array, attire oneself, bedeck, bedrape, cloak, conceal, costume, cover, cover up, disguise, drape, dress, embroider, enable, encase, endow, endue, enfold, enrobe, enwrap, equip, fit out, frock, furnish, garb, gear, innuere sibi vestem, invest, invest with power, outfit, provide, put in uniform, robe, suit, supply, uniform, vestire, wrap
Associated concepts: clothe with authority to act, clothe with indicia of ownership
See also: vest
References in classic literature ?
Those must indeed be splendid clothes,' thought the Emperor.
Our outside and often thin and fanciful clothes are our epidermis, or false skin, which partakes not of our life, and may be stripped off here and there without fatal injury; our thicker garments, constantly worn, are our cellular integument, or cortex; but our shirts are our liber, or true bark, which cannot be removed without girdling and so destroying the man.
WHEN they had finished tea, they tied up the clothes in bundles; and Lucie's pocket-handkerchiefs were folded up inside her clean pinny, and fastened with a silver safety-pin.
and advised his majesty to have some new clothes made from this splendid material, for the approaching procession.
Be off with you, and the men shall get you a good strong waggon with a body to it that will hold all your clothes.
The consul tells me you suspected some one of taking your papers and your clothes.
said she; 'you who have nothing to wear, no clothes at all, and who cannot even dance--you want to go to the ball?
Besides, I considered that my clothes and shoes would soon wear out, which already were in a declining condition, and must be supplied by some contrivance from the hides of YAHOOS, or other brutes; whereby the whole secret would be known.
Here are the clothes, and Peter can leave them when next he comes this way.
Come, strip thy jacket off and I will show thee, for I tell thee I like thy clothes well.
Lor', sir, you wouldn't have 'em in short clothes, poor little dears?
But you were born without clothes," she observed, "and you don't seem to me to need them.