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1‘they were clothed from head to foot in robes of gold’
dress, attire, outfit, array, turn out, fit out, costume, trick out, trick up, robe, garb, deck out, drape, accoutre
put clothes on
informal doll up, get up
literary bedizen, caparison
archaic apparel, trap out, habit, invest
2‘a long valley clothed in conifers’
cover, overlay, overspread, cloak, blanket, carpet
envelop, swathe, swaddle, shroud, wrap, surround
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