attire (someone/oneself) in

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attire (someone/oneself) in

To clothe in something. I attired myself in a beautiful gown for the gala. She attires her newborn in the cutest clothes.
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attire someone in something

to dress someone in something. The mother attired her children in new, clean clothes. She attired herself in her finest garments.
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References in classic literature ?
Men with calloused hands and attired in garments that showed the wear of an endless trudge for a living, smoked their pipes contentedly and spent five, ten, or perhaps fifteen cents for beer.
She divulged the fact that she was attired in some half dozen skirts.
le Cure, attired in his handsome chasuble and walking under a canopy of red velvet supported by four men.
During this period Whig aristocrats modestly attired in their three-piece suits utilized old ideas of hierarchy.
Local women are attired in the clothing that, for the sake of modesty, newcomers urged them to wear: long-sleeved, high-collared, calf-length gowns.
Their singing is accompanied by the frenetic dancing of the Safari Sisters, attired in bright yellow-and-black jackets and wearing black boots.
Students will be attired in traditional Danish costume
Comments: Halloween will be celebrated again this year in the Opera Room, where opera singers attired in their favorite operatic characters' attire will engage in a costume contest.