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article of clothing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n article of clothing a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
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Usage

In literature:

Never think of retiring in any article of clothing which you have worn during the day.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
There were little dresses, and pinafores, and numerous other small articles of clothing, always ready for her.
"The Elm Tree Tales" by F. Irene Burge Smith
Boil some sage in strong vinegar, strain the liquor through a piece of cloth, and put in the articles.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
On cold nights the only article of clothing we took off was our shoes or boots.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
There, save for a few articles of old clothing strewn about, he found comparative order and neatness.
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
Not an article of her clothing was visible.
"The Masked Bridal" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Then he put aside some articles of clothing and lifted from beneath them an oblong box, open at the ends.
"The Destroyer" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
To exchange for articles of daily necessity they used pieces of cotton cloth.
"Aztec Land" by Maturin M. Ballou
Clothing, medicines, articles of necessary household use were denied to civilians.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
She undressed and as she removed her articles of clothing they arranged themselves in the box, which then closed firmly.
"Old French Fairy Tales" by Comtesse de Ségur
His clothes were whole and clean, while these men had scarcely an article between them that was not in need of repairs.
"Elam Storm, The Wolfer" by Harry Castlemon
The case is similar with gold and other minerals, and with all the articles of food, drink and clothing.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. III" by Martin Luther
He examined each little article of clothing for some identifying mark.
"Chicken Little Jane on the Big John" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
Divest yourself of any article of clothing which at all interferes with the freedom of the waist.
"The Mechanism of the Human Voice" by Emil Behnke
I drew them on and then fumbled about for one or two articles of clothing.
"The House by the Lock" by C. N. Williamson
Adapted to man's need of things made, such as houses, clothes, and manufacturing articles of all kinds.
"The Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology" by O. S. Fowler
Springing from his berth, Glen began hastily to put on his shoes and the few articles of clothing he had laid aside.
"Campmates" by Kirk Munroe
There was not a dry article of bed clothing left.
"Dick Hamilton's Cadet Days" by Howard R. Garis
Every man had deprived himself of some article of clothing to warm and cover me.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas" by Fanny Loviot
Sheepskins and sail-cloth are articles of trade.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

While shopping for clothes for the average middle schooler (or 30-something, for that matter) is still a challenge in Jackson Hole, finding the right article of clothing for newborns and young children just got a lot easier.
Stretch your weekend getaway wardrobe by dressing the same article of clothing up and down.
There was also one hot article of clothing that caught my eye -- gingham shirts.
People take an iron and ironing board to a treacherous or remote location and, well, iron articles of clothing.
Cline was buying a new article of clothing every week until she realized how many tops, hoodies, and pants she had that she barely ever wore.
Children who are both female and male in their interests, clothing choices and demeanor are the subject of an intriguing and a little unsettling New York Times Magazine article, "What's So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear a Dress".
From the red carpet of the hottest events and awards shows to the city streets and public beaches, a whole slew of celebs experienced embarrassment when their articles of clothing refused to behave.
Articles of clothing belonging to Brendan Gibson and Amanda Norcia at the Servio Grove Reservation, a town-owned campsite off Lowell Junction Road in Andover.
Approximately 1,400 articles of clothing were selected by shoppers.
A crime scene investigator with the Greensboro Police Department collects an article of clothing outside an apartment complex in the 2300 block of Kersey Street during a death investigation in Greensboro on Monday.
As interns, we get a sneak peek into every issue of GL, from the clothes to the articles.
You pick up an article of clothing and the numbers are everywhere: 42, 46, 12, 10.
A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to a clothing shop in Ithaca as Evaluation.
GOLDIES The beds in the photographs are like any other unmade beds — messes of rumpled sheets and dented pillows occasionally punctuated by a stray article of clothing or a curious pet.
Catch a falling sock You may never be able to stop socks and other articles of clothing from falling to the floor en route from washer to dryer.
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