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attire
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
clothing — especially of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
  • As a typical Joseph, I was attired in a dull brown robe, the biblical equivalent of a three-piece suit.
    p. 217.2
  • The dummy, however, was not newly attired.
    p. 144.7
  • Germaine was a little too small for the clothes, although they were the nicest clothes Germaine had ever owned and she wore them both happily and reverentially—Germaine never realized that my grandmother resented seeing her in such painfully familiar attire.
    p. 192.9
  • My clothes all came from Gravesend, but Grandmother took Owen shopping in Boston; it was his first time on a train, and—since they were both smokers—they rode in the smoking coach together and shared their nearly constant (and critical) comments on the attire of their fellow passengers on the Boston & Maine, and on the comparative courtesy (or lack thereof) of the conductors.
    p. 292.6

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