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garb (someone) in (something)

To dress someone in something in particular. On behalf of all your bridesmaids, you better not garb us in anything hideous for your wedding. It was pouring rain, so I garbed the kids in their raincoats and galoshes.
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garb someone in something

to dress someone in something. He hoped that someday he wouldn't have to garb his children in rags. She garbed herself in her finest clothes and got ready to meet her husband's family.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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