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Man's clothing   /mænz klˈoʊðɪŋ/   Listen
Man's clothing

noun
1.
Clothing that is designed for men to wear.






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"Man's clothing" Quotes from Famous Books



... stitch of the man's clothing had decayed in the course of centuries, so that his armor rested on the naked skin, except for a dressed leather kilt about his middle. The leather was as old as the curtains at the entrance, ...
— King—of the Khyber Rifles • Talbot Mundy

... flirting so outrageously with young officers that she demoralizes the garrison. Mademoiselle avoids the punishment by bribing one of the officers on the ship where she is placed, and escaping to land in man's clothing. ...
— Canada: the Empire of the North - Being the Romantic Story of the New Dominion's Growth from Colony to Kingdom • Agnes C. Laut

... manner, as shown by M. Salomon Reinach in Cults, Myths and Religions, all the weapons, clothes and material possessions of the enemy were considered as impure, perhaps because they also contained part of the life of a hostile god. As already seen, [238] a man's clothing and weapons were considered to contain part of his life by contact, and since the man was united to the god by partaking of the sacrificial feast, all the possessions of the enemy might be held to participate in the life of the hostile ...
— The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India—Volume I (of IV) • R.V. Russell

... road, and went forth upon his journey at a rapid pace. The mud was deep upon the way, but he went through the thickest without a thought of it. He had not been out long before there came on a cold, light, drizzling rain, such a rain as gradually but surely makes its way into the innermost rag of a man's clothing, running up the inside of his waterproof coat, and penetrating by its perseverance the very folds of his necktie. Such cold, drizzling rain is the commonest phase of hard weather during Irish winters, and those ...
— Castle Richmond • Anthony Trollope

... though the task before me was neither easy nor pleasant to perform, I went about it as calmly and methodically as though it were some ordinary business transaction. As expeditiously as possible I removed the dead man's clothing and my own, which I then exchanged, dressing the lifeless form in the clothes I had worn on the preceding day, even to the dressing-gown which I had put on upon retiring to my apartments, while I donned his somewhat travel-worn suit of tweed. Having completed this gruesome task, I left the body in ...
— That Mainwaring Affair • Maynard Barbour

... at his body drew an exclamation of horror from his lips. For a moment every drop of blood seemed to recede from his brain, leaving him cold. A clammy moisture broke out upon his forehead at what he beheld. The man's clothing had been torn open leaving his chest bare, and he now beheld his own knife plunged to the hilt in the white flesh. Will Henderson was dead—stabbed through ...
— The One-Way Trail - A story of the cattle country • Ridgwell Cullum



Words linked to "Man's clothing" :   opera hat, beaver, jockstrap, supporter, gallus, top hat, brace, silk hat, topper, suspender, article of clothing, stovepipe, wear, wearable, jock, high hat, vesture, suspensor, dress hat, clothing, athletic supporter, habiliment



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