garbed


garbed

noun

  1. a fashion or mode of dress, especially of a distinctive, uniform kind: in the garb of a monk.
  2. wearing apparel; clothes.
  3. outward appearance or form.

verb (used with object)

  1. to dress; clothe.

noun

  1. clothes, esp the distinctive attire of an occupation or professionclerical garb
  2. style of dress; fashion
  3. external appearance, covering, or attire

verb

  1. (tr) to clothe or cover; attire
n.

1590s, “elegance, stylishness,” from Middle French garbe “graceful outline” (Modern French galbe), from Italian garbo “grace, elegance,” perhaps from Germanic (cf. Old High German gar(a)wi “dress, equipment, preparation;” see gear). Sense of “fashion of dress” is first attested 1620s.

v.

1836, from garb (n.). Related: Garbed; garbing.

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