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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOTHE

And possibly her imagination would have been able to clothe it all with an unbroken forest.

It remains but to clothe yourself and you are ready to start.

What would all you parsons do to clothe your backs and feed your bellies?

The treasuries of local speech were all too poor to clothe so wild a venture.

Wait till you hear the end—'and feed and clothe the distressed.'

With Dr. Finlay I had had a home but only money enough to clothe me decently.

He knew that his mother had hard work to clothe him, and felt the insult keenly.

Then an offer was made to clothe me suitably and pay me something besides.

But you have power to make him real, And clothe him to our eyes.

Reverence seemed to clothe these worshippers like a garment.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English claðian, from claþ (see cloth). Related: Clothed, clothing. Other Old English words for this were scrydan and gewædian.

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