do up
transitive verb Date: 1666 1. to prepare (as by cleaning or repairing) for wear or use <
do up a shirt
>
2. a. to wrap up <
do up a package
>
b. put up, can 3. a. to deck out ; clothe b. to furnish with something ornamental ; decorate 4. exhaust, wear out 5. fasten

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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