One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was dressed in the garb of a Catholic priest’
clothes, clothing, garments, attire, dress, costume, outfit, wear, uniform, turnout, array
livery, regalia, trappings, finery
informal gear, get-up, togs, garms, rig-out, duds, glad rags
British informal clobber
North American informal threads
literary raiment, habiliment, habit, vestments
1‘both men were garbed in black’
dress, clothe, attire, fit out, turn out, deck, deck out, trick out, trick up, kit out, costume, array, robe, accoutre, cover
informal get up, doll up
British informal tart up
rare bedizen, apparel
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