3. Fig.: To cover or invest, as with a garment; as, to clothe one with authority or power.
Language in which they can clothe their thoughts.
His sides are clothed with waving wood.
Thus Belial, with with words clothed in reason's garb.
(Clothe) v. i. To wear clothes. [Poetic]
Care no more to clothe eat.
(Clothes) n. pl. [From Cloth.]
1. Covering for the human body; dress; vestments; vesture; a general term for whatever covering is
worn, or is made to be worn, for decency or comfort.
She . . . speaks well, and has excellent good clothes.
If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole.
Mark. v. 28.
2. The covering of a bed; bedclothes.
She turned each way her frighted head, Body clothes. See under Body. Clothes moth (Zoöl.), a small moth of the genus Tinea. The
most common species (T. flavifrontella) is yellowish white. The larvæ eat woolen goods, furs, feathers,
etc. They live in tubular cases made of the material upon which they feed, fastened together with silk.
Then sunk it deep beneath the clothes.
Syn. Garments; dress; clothing; apparel; attire; vesture; raiment; garb; costume; habit; habiliments.
(Clothes"horse`) n. A frame to hang clothes on.
(Clothes"line`) n. A rope or wire on which clothes are hung to dry.
(Clothes"pin`) n. A forked piece of wood, or a small spring clamp, used for fastening clothes
on a line.
(Clothes"press`) n. A receptacle for clothes.
1. One who makes cloths; one who dresses or fulls cloth. Hayward.
2. One who sells cloth or clothes, or who makes and sells clothes.
1. Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering.
From others he shall stand in need of nothing,
Yet on his brothers shall depend for clothing.
As for me, . . . my clothing was sackloth.
Ps. xxxv. 13
2. The art of process of making cloth. [R.]
Instructing [refugees] in the art of clothing.
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