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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Attire

ATTI'RE, verb transitive

To dress; to array; to adorn with elegant or splendid garments.

With the linen miter shall Aaron be attired. Leviticus 16:4.

ATTI'RE, noun

1. Dress; clothes; habit; but appropriately, ornamental dress.

Can a bride forget her attire Jeremiah 2:32.

2. The horns of a deer.

3. In botany, the generative parts of plants. florid attire called thrums or suits, as in the flowers of marygold or tansy, consists of two or three parts, of which the outer part is the floret. semiform attire consists of the chives and apexes. This language is now obsolete.