from The Century Dictionary.

  • See tog.

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

  • noun plural Colloq. or Slang Clothes; garments; toggery.

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

  • noun Plural form of tog.
  • noun UK Clothes.
  • noun Clothes for a specific occasion or use.
  • noun , New Zealand, plural only; not used in singular form) A swimsuit.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tog.

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  • noun informal terms for clothing


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  • Then motor "togs" -- a long linen duster, with a cap and goggles -- seemed a most convenient mask for so many young men, who were not vain enough to want to don doublet and hose.

    The Motor Girls Margaret Penrose

  • "I thought perhaps he had gotten into more trouble," mused Tom, as he took off his airship "togs," and started for the house.

    Tom Swift and His Photo Telephone or the Picture That Saved a Fortune Victor [pseud.] Appleton

  • They had not yet secured their motor "togs," and regulation hats were so difficult to manage.

    The Motor Girls Margaret Penrose

  • The young men were not expected to have evening "togs" in their runabout traps, but they did have some really good-looking, fresh, summer flannels that made them appear just as well dressed and much better looking than some of the "swells" in their regular dress suits.

    The Motor Girls Through New England or, Held by the Gypsies Margaret Penrose

  • And he had to do this because so many of the passengers looked very different, now that they had on their ship "togs," than when first coming on board.

    Tom Swift in the City of Gold, or, Marvelous Adventures Underground Victor [pseud.] Appleton

  • He was a lithe, wiry little man of fifty, and Kate and her father exchanged smiles as, when he drew near, they saw that he was arrayed in his best riding "togs," was riding his best horse, and that his long grey moustache was carefully waxed.

    Tom Gerrard Louis Becke 1884

  • But this is a tedious digression to make, while Arthur and the baronet are putting on their Sunday "togs" and brushing up their Sunday "tiles" preparatory to going down to meet the 9.40 train from London.

    The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed 1872

  • Landing there from an American whaling-vessel, and in sailor costume, he cast off his tarry "togs," and took to land-life in California.

    The Flag of Distress A Story of the South Sea Mayne Reid 1850

  • I'm a fair-dinkum cane toad from Queensland, says Kevin Rudd KEVIN Rudd calls Speedos "togs" and says when he refers to the King, he means Wally Lewis, not Elvis Presley. | Top Stories 2010

  • "togs" under, and at the same time she hailed the boys who just turned into the open field from the search through the woods.

    Dorothy Dale's Camping Days Margaret Penrose


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