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Definitionclothing — especially of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
- She insisted on my fulfilling her directions, before she would let me touch her; and not till after the coachman had been instructed to get ready, and a maid set to pack up some necessary attire, did I obtain her consent for binding the wound and helping to change her garments.Chapter 17 (8% in)
- I could scarcely refrain from smiling at this antipathy to the poor fellow; who was a well-made, athletic youth, good-looking in features, and stout and healthy, but attired in garments befitting his daily occupations of working on the farm and lounging among the moors after rabbits and game.Chapter 18 (77% in)
- Since early morning she had been busy ordering her own small affairs; and now attired in her new black frock — poor thing! her aunt's death impressed her with no definite sorrow — she obliged me, by constant worrying, to walk with her down through the grounds to meet them.Chapter 19 (6% in)
There are no more uses of "attire" in Wuthering Heights.
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