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

  • adjective Dressed; habited; clad.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of garb.

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


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  • Too many gorgeous stripped athletes had he seen slouched into conventional garmenting, to expect too much of the marvelous creature in the white silken swimming suit when it should appear garbed as civilized women garb.


  • But the sword had given way to the ledger; the mail-clad baron to the soft-garbed industrial lord, and the centre of imperial political power to the seat of commercial exchanges.


  • A hundred men or so, garbed in furs and warm-colored wools, lined the walls and looked on.

    CHAPTER 11

  • Upright the facts concerning myself and project, he withheld judgment till next day, when I dodged into his street conventionally garbed and in a hansom.


  • They took the oars, while in the stern sheets, at the steering sweep, stood a young man garbed in the tropic white that marks the European.


  • She was garbed in white—her constant affectation—and did not turn until I entered and closed the door behind me.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • Since my ascension to the throne, I have seen myself in that glass many times, usually garbed as a queen to meet my people, which is to say as an icon of hope and faith.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • In contrast, Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "The Tune of the Seven Towers" of 15 years later shows static figures garbed in rich fabrics that recall medieval paintings.

    Historic Watercolors Flood U.K. Museum

  • Beneath the wide, arched ceiling so high that it faded away into shadows, a hundred and more of the kindred were gathered, garbed in velvet and silk, bestrewn with jewels, as glorious a court as any monarch could wish.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • It was no time in such turbulence for her to be abroad garbed as became her station.

    Chapter 17


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