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attire (someone or oneself) in (something)

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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