Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • past participle (Her.) Provided with antlers, as a stag.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    The Complete Golfer

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

    Michael Jones: Atlas Shrugged

  • 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.

    Raising a Toast to Culinary Masters

  • 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

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

    Michael Jones: Atlas Shrugged

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

    In Rittenhouse Square

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

    Michael Jones: Atlas Shrugged

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

    Christopher Caen: Friday Friends: The New Good Old Days

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

    Michael Jones: Atlas Shrugged

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  • A term used in heraldry.

    December 24, 2010