Apparelling
Apparel Ap*par"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appareled}, or {Apparelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appareling}, or {Apparelling}.] [OF. apareiller.] 1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out. [1913 Webster]

Ships . . . appareled to fight. --Hayward. [1913 Webster]

3. To dress or clothe; to attire. [1913 Webster]

They which are gorgeously appareled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts. --Luke vii. 25. [1913 Webster]

4. To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure. [1913 Webster]

Appareled in celestial light. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • apparelling — ap·par·el || É™ pærÉ™l n. clothing, garments; garb v. dress; ornament, adorn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apparelling — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apparel — Ap*par el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appareled}, or {Apparelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appareling}, or {Apparelling}.] [OF. apareiller.] 1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with apparatus; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appareled — Apparel Ap*par el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appareled}, or {Apparelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appareling}, or {Apparelling}.] [OF. apareiller.] 1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with apparatus;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appareling — Apparel Ap*par el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appareled}, or {Apparelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appareling}, or {Apparelling}.] [OF. apareiller.] 1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with apparatus;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apparelled — Apparel Ap*par el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appareled}, or {Apparelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appareling}, or {Apparelling}.] [OF. apareiller.] 1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To furnish with apparatus;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apparel — /euh par euhl/, n., v., appareled, appareling or (esp. Brit.) apparelled, apparelling. n. 1. clothing, esp. outerwear; garments; attire; raiment. 2. anything that decorates or covers. 3. superficial appearance; aspect; guise. 4. Naut. the masts,… …   Universalium

  • apparel — {{11}}apparel (n.) personal outfit or attire, early 14c., also ship s rigging, from O.Fr. apareil preparation, from apareillier (see APPAREL (Cf. apparel) (v.)). Earlier in same sense was apparelment (early 14c.). {{12}}apparel (v.) mid 13c., to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • apparel — [ə parəl] noun 1》 formal clothing. 2》 (apparels) embroidered ornamentation on ecclesiastical vestments. verb (apparels, apparelling, apparelled; US apparels, appareling, appareled) …   English new terms dictionary

  • apparel — /əˈpærəl / (say uh paruhl) noun 1. a person s outer clothing; raiment. 2. Nautical the furnishings or equipment of a ship, as sails, anchors, guns, etc. –verb (t) (apparelled or, US, appareled, apparelling or, US, appareling) 3 …   Australian English dictionary

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