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used in The House of the Seven Gables

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clothing — especially of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
  • —there was added the womanish and old-maiden-like misery arising from a sense of unseemliness in her attire.
    Chapter 17 — The Flight of Two Owls (16% in)
  • One was an aged, dignified, stern-looking gentleman, clad as for a solemn festival in grave and costly attire, but with a great blood-stain on his richly wrought band; the second, an aged man, meanly dressed, with a dark and malign countenance, and a broken halter about his neck; the third, a person not so advanced in life as the former two, but beyond the middle age, wearing a coarse woollen tunic and leather breeches, and with a carpenter's rule sticking out of his side pocket.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (85% in)
  • Neither would it be seemly in Judge Pyncheon, generally so scrupulous in his attire, to show himself at a dinner-table with that crimson stain upon his shirt-bosom.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (48% in)
  • A stout, elderly gentleman has made his appearance; he has an aspect of eminent respectability, wears a black coat and pantaloons, of roomy width, and might be pronounced scrupulously neat in his attire, but for a broad crimson stain across his snowy neckcloth and down his shirt-bosom.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (81% in)

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