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apparel, attire, clobber [British slang], clothes, clothing, costumery, dress, duds, garments, gear, habiliment(s), habit [archaic], rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, togs, vestiary, vestments, vesture, wear, wearables, weeds
1810, in the meaning defined above
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to clear from alleged fault or guilt
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