3. Centrical dimensions; general

[Covering, clothing] Investment.

[Antonyms: divestment (taking off).]

[Nouns] investment; covering [more]; dress, clothing, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim; habiliment; vesture, vestment; garment, garb, palliament, apparel, wardrobe, wearing apparel, clothes, things.

array; tailoring, millinery; finery (ornament) [more]; full dress (show) [more]; garniture; theatrical properties.

outfit, equipment, trousseau; uniform, regimentals; continentals [Am. Hist.]; canonicals [more]; livery, gear, harness, turn-out, accouterment, caparison, suit, rigging, trappings, traps, slops, togs, toggery; masquerade.

dishabille, morning dress, neglige, dressing gown, undress; kimono; lungi; shooting-coat; mufti; rags, tatters, old clothes; mourning, weeds; duds; slippers.

robe, tunic, paletot, habit, gown, coat, frock, blouse, toga, smock frock, claw coat, hammer coat, Prince Albert coat, sack coat, tuxedo coat, frock coat, dress coat, tail coat.

cloak, pall, mantle, mantlet mantua, shawl, pelisse, wrapper; veil; cape, tippet, kirtle, plaid, muffler, comforter, haik, huke, chlamys, mantilla, tabard, housing, horse cloth, burnoose, burnous, roquelaure; houppelande; surcoat, overcoat, great coat; surtout, spencer; mackintosh, waterproof; ulster, P-coat, pea coat, dreadnought, wraprascal, poncho, cardinal, pelerine; barbe, chudder, jubbah, oilskins, pajamas, pilot jacket, talma, anorak.

jacket, vest, jerkin, waistcoat, doublet, camisole, gabardine; stays, corsage, corset, corselet, bodice; stomacher; skirt, petticoat, farthingale, kilt, jupe, crinoline, bustle, panier, apron, pinafore; bloomer, bloomers; chaqueta, songtag, tablier.

trousers, trowsers; breeches, pantaloons, inexpressibles, overalls, smalls, small clothes; pants, shintiyan; shorts; tights, drawers; knickerbockers; philibeg, fillibeg.

headdress, headgear; chapeau, crush hat, opera hat; kaffiyeh; sombrero, taj, tam-o'-shanter, tarboosh, topi, sola topi, pagri, puggaree; cap, hat, beaver, castor, bonnet, tile, ideawake, billycock, wimple; nightcap, mobcap, skullcap; hood, coif; capote, calash; kerchief, snood; head, coiffure; crown (circle) [more]; chignon, pelt, wig, front, peruke, periwig, caftan, turban, fez, shako, csako, busby; kepi, forage cap, bearskin; helmet [more]; mask, domino.

body clothes; linen; hickory shirt [U.S.]; shirt, sark, smock, shift, chemise; night gown, night shirt; bedgown, sac de nuit; jersey; underclothing under waistcoat.

neckerchief, neckcloth; tie, ruff, collar, cravat, stock, handkerchief, scarf; bib, tucker; boa; girdle (circle) [more]; cummerbund, rumal, rabat.

shoe, pump, boot, slipper, sandal, galoche, galoshes, patten, clog; high-low; Blucher boot, Wellington boot, Hessian boot, jack boot, top boot; Balmoral; artics, bootee, bootikin, brogan, chaparajos; chavar, chivarras, chivarros; gums [U.S.], larrigan, rubbers, showshoe, stogy, veldtschoen, legging, buskin, greave, galligaskin, gamache, gamashes, moccasin, gambado, gaiter, spatterdash, brogue, antigropelos; stocking, hose, gaskins, trunk hose, sock; hosiery.

glove, gauntlet, mitten, cuff, wristband, sleeve.

swaddling cloth, baby linen, layette; pocket handerchief; ice wool; taffeta.

clothier, tailor, milliner, costumier, seamstress, sempstress, snip; dressmaker, habitmaker, breechesmaker, shoemaker; crospin; friseur; cordwainer, cobbler, hosier, hatter; draper, linen draper, haberdasher, mercer.

[Verbs] invest; cover [more]; envelope, lap, involve; inwrap, enwrap; wrap; fold up, wrap up, lap up, muffle up; overlap; sheath, swathe, swaddle, roll up in, circumbest.

vest, clothe, array, dress, dight, drape, robe, enrobe, attire, apparel, accounter, rig, fit out; deck (ornament) [more]; perk, equip, harness, caparison.

wear; don; put on, huddle on, slip on; mantle.

[Adjectives] invested; habited; dighted; barbed, barded; clad, costume, shod, chausse; en grande tenue (show) [more].


[Phrases] "the soul of this man is his clothes" [All's Well].

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