American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Clothing, especially outer garments; attire.
- n. A covering or adornment: trees with their apparel of foliage.
- v. To clothe or dress.
- v. To adorn or embellish.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make ready; prepare; fit out; put in proper order.
- To dress or clothe; adorn or set off; deck with ornaments.
- To furnish with external apparatus; equip: as, ships appareled for sea.
- n. Preparation; the work of preparing or providing.
- n. Things prepared or provided; articles or materials to be used for a given purpose; apparatus; equipment. Specifically— The furniture, appendages, or attachments of a house.
- n. A person's outer clothing or vesture; raiment; external array; hence, figuratively, aspect; guise.
- n. Eccles., an ornament of the alb and amice, found as a simple fringe or colored stripe earlier than the tenth century, most extensively employed and elaborate in workmanship during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, and still used in the form of pieces of lace sewed upon silk. The apparels of the alb are either oblong quadrangular patches on the wrists and on the skirt before and behind, or bands completely encircling the skirt and wrists. The apparel of the amice is on the outside part, which is turned down like a collar. It was often in orphrey-work adorned with precious stones so disposed as to form sacred emblems. Synonyms Raiment, costume, attire, clothes, garb, habiliments.
- n. clothing
- v. transitive To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.
- v. transitive To dress or clothe; to attire.
- v. transitive To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. External clothing; vesture; garments; dress; garb; external habiliments or array.
- n. A small ornamental piece of embroidery worn on albs and some other ecclesiastical vestments.
- n. (Naut.) The furniture of a ship, as masts, sails, rigging, anchors, guns, etc.
- v. obsolete To make or get (something) ready; to prepare.
- v. To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.
- v. To dress or clothe; to attire.
- v. To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish.
- v. provide with clothes or put clothes on
- n. clothing in general
- Old French appareiller. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English appareil, from Old French apareil, preparation, from apareillier, to prepare, possibly from Vulgar Latin *appariculāre, from Latin apparāre; see apparatus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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