Definitions for: Garb


[n] clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
[v] provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"



Webster (1913) Definition: Garb, n. [OF. garbe looks, countenance, grace, ornament,
fr. OHG. garaw[=i], garw[=i], ornament, dress. akin to E.
gear. See Gear, n.]
1.
(a) Clothing in general.
(b) The whole dress or suit of clothes worn by any person,
especially when indicating rank or office; as, the
garb of a clergyman or a judge.
(c) Costume; fashion; as, the garb of a gentleman in the
16th century.

2. External appearance, as expressive of the feelings or
character; looks; fashion or manner, as of speech.

You thought, because he could not speak English in
the native garb, he could not therefore handle an
English cudgel. --Shak.


Garb, n. [F. gerbe, OF. also garbe, OHG. garba, G. garbe;
cf. Skr. grbh to seize, E. grab.] (Her.)
A sheaf of grain (wheat, unless otherwise specified).


Garb, v. t.
To clothe; array; deck.

These black dog-Dons Garb themselves bravely.
--Tennyson.

Synonyms: apparel, attire, clothe, dress, dress, enclothe, fit out, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog

Antonyms: discase, disrobe, peel, strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress

See Also: apparel, article of clothing, change state, clothes, clothing, coat, corset, costume, costume, cover, disguise, dress up, ecclesiastical attire, ecclesiastical robe, evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear, frock, getup, gown, habit, habit, jacket, morning dress, outfit, overclothe, overdress, prim, prim out, prim up, rig, robe, shirt, shoe, Sunday best, turn, vest, vesture, vesture, wear, wearing apparel, wrap up

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