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attire
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
clothing — especially of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
  • But Madame Olenska, heedless of tradition, was attired in a long robe of red velvet bordered about the chin and down the front with glossy black fur.
    Chapter 12 (39% in)
  • Being a well-bred man he had not (like another recent ducal visitor) come to the dinner in a shooting-jacket; but his evening clothes were so shabby and baggy, and he wore them with such an air of their being homespun, that (with his stooping way of sitting, and the vast beard spreading over his shirt-front) he hardly gave the appearance of being in dinner attire.
    Chapter 8 (55% in)

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