We tried to make his suiting more Irish, to keep him a step away from the aristocracy.
It was a fitting backdrop for the Paris debut of his perfectly calculated, spare gray suiting.
"What's the matter with stripping," asked Steve cheerfully, suiting action to word.
But I tell you frankly that I see no chance of your suiting me.
And, suiting the action to the word, he set manfully to work.
And suiting the action to the word leaped for Peter, both fists flying.
And suiting the action to the word, he seized Susi by her dress, and led her to the door.
suiting the action to the word she began on the hard knot at Marjorie's back.
suiting the action to the word, he pulled out a small canvas bag, and took from it two five-franc pieces.
suiting the action to the word, he raised his musket and shot the gobbler.
c.1300, "attendance at court, the company attending," also their livery or uniform, via Anglo-French siwte, from Old French suitte "attendance, act of following," from Gallo-Romance *sequita, fem. of *sequitus, from Latin secutus, past participle of sequi "to attend, follow" (see sequel).
Meaning "application to a court for justice, lawsuit" is first recorded early 15c. Meaning "set of clothes to be worn together" is attested from early 15c., from notion of the livery or uniform of court attendants. As a derisive term for "businessman," it dates from 1979. Meaning "set of playing cards bearing the same symbol" is first attested 1520s, also from the notion of livery. Hence, to follow suit (1670s), which is from card playing.
"be agreeable or convenient," 1570s, from suit (n.), probably from the notion of "provide with a set of new clothes."
Something that gives comfort and security; security blanket
[1892+; fr the use of a cloth soaked in sugar water to appease a suckling infant; sugar-teat is found by 1847]