Definition of clothe
- the cost of feeding and clothing a family
- treaties clothed in stately phraseology
- the nobility in which religion and history can clothe humanity
- —D. R. Wallace
the cost of feeding and clothing your children
they liked to clothe the twins in identical outfits just to confuse people
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: to provide (someone) with clothes
: to dress (someone) in a particular type of clothing
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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