attire

[uh-tahyuhr]
verb (used with object), attired, attiring.
1.
to dress, array, or adorn, especially for special occasions, ceremonials, etc.
noun
2.
clothes or apparel, especially rich or splendid garments.
3.
the horns of a deer.

Origin:
1250–1300; (v.) Middle English atiren < Anglo-French atirer, Old French atirier, verbal derivative of a tire into a row or rank (see a-3, tier1); (noun) Middle English atir < Anglo-French, noun derivative of the v.

reattire, verb (used with object), reattired, reattiring.
unattired, adjective
well-attired, adjective
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attire (əˈtaɪə)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to dress, esp in fine elegant clothes; array
 
n
2.  clothes or garments, esp if fine or decorative
3.  the antlers of a mature male deer
 
[C13: from Old French atirier to put in order, from tire row; see tier1]

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attire
c.1300, from O.Fr. atirier "to equip, ready, prepare," from a- "to" + tire "order, row, dress" (see tier). The noun is attested from c.1300. Related: Attired.
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Example sentences
Yet again another attire question.
Stylish attire is the norm; this is not a jeans-and-T-shirt culture.
Final collection: Cocktail attire and evening wear with gold and lace accents.
By the way, the sermon was all about fishing - the pastor even came out in
  fishing attire and carrying a fishing rod.
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