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  • adj. Said of the horns of a stag when they are of a different tincture to its head.
  • v. Simple past and past participle of attire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Provided with antlers, as a stag.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, having horns: thus, “a hart gules attired or” means a red stag having horns of gold: used only of the hart and buck. See armed, 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination


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  • These good lady players, or some of them, are attiring themselves in these days as I like to see lady golfers attired, that is to say, there is evidence that they think a trifle less of fashion and dainty appearance than they do of security, comfort, and freedom of limb and muscle.

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  • He poured, with old-world flourish, coffee for the romantically attired woman—whose name was Tanya Cohen.

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  • Properly attired waiters, real San Francisco food diet plate?

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  • Always impeccably attired, a little black dress, high heels, and a Reardon steel bracelet even on a construction site.

    Michael Jones: Atlas Shrugged

  • Amid the hubbub, modestly-attired women have arranged on rickety tables rainbow displays of vegetables and fruit, and offers of coconut milk and fresh-squeezed juice.

    Free riding the roads of Mexico

  • From the fact that each was attired in a new, snow-white lava-lava, Sheldon knew that they were recruits.

    Chapter 18

  • Astrid Stawiarz for The Wall Street Journal Chef Jacques Pepin "Ace of Cakes" star Duff Goldman, who created the five-foot cake for the evening, stood out among the black-tie attired guests in jeans, a T-shirt and a leather jacket.

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  • And then, suitably attired, they sit down for cocoa with marshmallows and smashed candy canes, and when I say to myself, this is golden, it is true both literally and figuratively.

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  • Brian Park for The Wall Street Journal Each of Mr. Woods' homes is decorated by him almost identically, attired almost exclusively in Ralph Lauren furnishings, including leather chairs, tweed curtains, upholstered sofas and beds.

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  • It could feature an introduction from a dapperly attired Fred MacMurray and be brought to us by the good people at Pontiac.

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  • A term used in heraldry.

    December 24, 2010