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garb

  
  
Someone's garb is the clothes they are wearing, especially when these are unusual.  
WRITTEN      n-uncount   oft in adj N, oft with poss   (=attire)  
...a familiar figure in civilian garb..., He wore the garb of a scout, not a general.     
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garb

  

      n  
1    apparel, array, attire, clothes, clothing, costume, dress, garment, gear     (slang)   habiliment, habit, outfit, raiment     (archaic)   robes, schmutter     (slang)   threads     (slang)   uniform, vestments, wear  
2    cut, fashion, look, mode, style  
3    appearance, aspect, attire, covering, guise, outward form  
      vb  
4    apparel, attire, clothe, cover, dress, rig out, robe  

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