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APPAR'EL, noun [Latin paro, apparo, to prepare; Heb. bara]

1. Clothing; vesture; garments; dress.

2. External habiliments or decorations; appearance; as, religion appears in the natural apparel of simplicity.

Glorious in apparel Isaiah 63:1.

3. The furniture of a ship, as sails, rigging, anchors, etc.

APPAR'EL, verb transitive

1. To dress or clothe.

They who are gorgeously appareled are in kings court.

Luke 7:25.

2. To adorn with dress.

She did apparel her apparel

3. To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to cover, as with garments; as, trees appareled with flowers; or a garden with verdure.

4. To furnish with external apparatus; as ships appareled for sea.