2. The style and idiom of the Greek language, used by the Athenians; a concise and elegant expression.

(At"ti*cize) v. t. To conform or make conformable to the language, customs, etc., of Attica.

(At"ti*cize), v. i.

1. To side with the Athenians.

2. To use the Attic idiom or style; to conform to the customs or modes of thought of the Athenians.

(At*tig"u*ous) a. [L. attiguus, fr. attingere to touch. See Attain.] Touching; bordering; contiguous. [Obs.]

At*tig"u*ous*ness, n. [Obs.]

(At*tinge") v. t. [L. attingere to touch. See Attain.] To touch lightly. [Obs.] Coles.

(At*tire") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attired ; p. pr. & vb. n. Attiring.] [OE. atiren to array, dispose, arrange, OF. atirier; à (L. ad) + F. tire rank, order, row; of Ger. origin: cf. As. tier row, OHG. ziari, G. zier, ornament, zieren to adorn. Cf. Tire a headdress.] To dress; to array; to adorn; esp., to clothe with elegant or splendid garments.

Finely attired in a robe of white.

With the linen miter shall he be attired.
Lev. xvi. 4.

(At*tire"), n.

1. Dress; clothes; headdress; anything which dresses or adorns; esp., ornamental clothing.

Earth in her rich attire.

I 'll put myself in poor and mean attire.

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. [Obs.] Johnson.

(At*tired") p. p. (Her.) Provided with antlers, as a stag.

(At*tire"ment) n. Attire; adornment.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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