Attire

Definition of Attire

At`tire´
v. t.1.To dress; to array; to adorn; esp., to clothe with elegant or splendid garments.
[imp. & p. p. Attired ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Attiring.]
Finely attired in a robe of white.
- Shak.
With the linen miter shall he be attired.
- Lev. xvi. 4.
n.1.Dress; clothes; headdress; anything which dresses or adorns; esp., ornamental clothing.
Earth in her rich attire.
- Milton.
I 'll put myself in poor and mean attire.
- Shak.
Can a maid forget her ornament, or a bride her attire?
- Jer. ii. 32.
2.The antlers, or antlers and scalp, of a stag or buck.
3.(Bot.) The internal parts of a flower, included within the calyx and the corolla.

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