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outfit

1. n. a group of people; a company. That outfit cheated me out of my money.
2. n. a set of clothing. You look lovely in that outfit.
3. n. a set of things; the items needed for some task. My tool kit has everything I need. It’s the whole outfit.
References in classic literature ?
A second boat had been lowered, and the outfit of the shore party was landed rapidly.
But Daylight persuaded him in grim ways to stay by the outfit, and they pulled on across Deep Lake and Long Lake and dropped down to the level-going of Lake Linderman.
And don't you know," said the Sheik of the Outfit, "that caravans will then stop here for rest and refreshments, giving you a chance to steal the camels, the horses, and the goods?
It was a pretty sight to see Phebe bundle her humble outfit into her apron, and spring up as if the desire of her heart had suddenly been made a happy fact to her; it was a still prettier sight to see Rose run gaily on before, smiling like a good fairy as she beckoned to the other, singing as she went
We had a good outfit but no guide--just Ramon Gallegos, William Shaw, George W.
The fall of 1897 found them at Dyea, but without the money to carry an outfit across Chilcoot Pass and float it down to Dawson.
Ten thousand tons of outfit lay heaped and scattered, and twice ten thousand men struggled with it and clamoured about it.
The capsized sled ground over him, and the dogs dashed on up the street, adding to the gayety of Skaguay as they scattered the remainder of the outfit along its chief thoroughfare.
They had but one day to complete the outfit, and it may be imagined that their business therefore occupied them pretty fully.
Vassenka Veslovsky had had no notion before that it was truly chic for a sportsman to be in tatters, but to have his shooting outfit of the best quality.
I run into an outfit the other day, that's stored in town," he said, "an' it's kept me thinkin' ever since.
Do you happen to know whether she has had a new outfit of linen lately?
The remainder of that day and the whole of the next were a busy time for the Nubbles family, to whom everything connected with Kit's outfit and departure was matter of as great moment as if he had been about to penetrate into the interior of Africa, or to take a cruise round the world.
Grandmother had told me while she was getting supper that he was an Austrian who came to this country a young boy and had led an adventurous life in the Far West among mining-camps and cow outfits.
And in this chapter it was, headed Smeer, or Fat, that I found a long detailed list of the outfits for the larders and cellars of 180 sail of Dutch whalemen; from which list, as translated by Dr.