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Monday, April 28, 2003

Definitions for sartorial

  1. Of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring.
  2. Of or relating to clothing, or style or manner of dress.
  3. [Anatomy] Of or relating to the sartorius muscle.

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Citations for sartorial
His sartorial style runs toward jeans, Hawaiian shirts and cowboy boots, and he favors the grizzled, haven't-shaven-in-days look. Gary Rivlin, Industry Standard
She probably sensed that he had married her for her beautiful dark eyes and sartorial splendor -- and she may now have regretted the plumed hats and luxurious fur collars she had worn seductively in her youth. Thomas A. Underwood, Allen Tate: Orphan of the South
Origin of sartorial
Sartorial derives from Latin sartor, "a patcher, tailor," from sartus, past participle of sarcire, "to patch, to mend."
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