Attiring
Attire At*tire", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Attiring}.] [OE. atiren to array, dispose, arrange, OF. atirier; [`a] (L. ad) + F. tire rank, order, row; of Ger. origin: cf. As. tier row, OHG. ziar[=i], G. zier, ornament, zieren to adorn. Cf. {Tire} a headdress.] To dress; to array; to adorn; esp., to clothe with elegant or splendid garments. [1913 Webster]

Finely attired in a robe of white. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

With the linen miter shall he be attired. --Lev. xvi. 4. [1913 Webster]


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