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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GARBED

The man, attendant though he was, was garbed in evening dress.

Several of them were garbed in military uniforms and armed with swords.

We were soon disrobed and garbed in the white suits of our enemies.

Through the nights of activity she was garbed in rich, warm brown.

And behind him in the doorway stood a tall man, tonsured, garbed in russet.

And in their midst, garbed in street attire, was Marjory Dean!

This mysterious individual was garbed in a dress suit of solemn black.

In this she saw a frail child of France garbed all in green and gold.

He was garbed in a loose black robe, which reached almost to his feet.

Behold us garbed in every one of the seven colors oft repeated!

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "elegance, stylishness," from Middle French garbe "graceful outline" (Modern French galbe), from Italian garbo "grace, elegance," perhaps from Germanic (cf. Old High German gar(a)wi "dress, equipment, preparation;" see gear). Sense of "fashion of dress" is first attested 1620s.

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