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1‘she took off her clothes and crawled into bed’
clothing, garments, articles of clothing, articles of dress, attire, garb
dress, wear, wardrobe
outfit, costume, turnout
informal gear, garms, togs, duds, get-up, glad rags
British informal clobber, kit, rig-out
North American informal threads
literary raiment, habiliments, habit
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.