apparel (n.) Old form(s): apparel'd, apparell , apparrel , apparrell
clothes, clothing, dress
2H4 I.ii.17[Falstaff to Page] I will inset you neither in gold nor silver, but in vile apparel
2H4 III.ii.142[Falstaff to Shallow, of Wart] his apparel is built upon his back
2H4 III.ii.314[Falstaff alone, of Shallow] you might have thrust him and all his apparel into an eel-skin
2H6 IV.vii.93[Say to Cade] Is my apparel sumptuous to behold?
AW IV.iii.145[Second Lord to all, of Parolles] I will never trust a man again for keeping his sword clean, nor believe he can have everything in him by wearing his apparel neatly
AYL II.iv.5[Rosalind as Ganymede to Celia as Aliena] disgrace my man's apparel
AYL III.ii.223[Rosalind as Ganymede to Celia as Aliena, of Orlando] doth he know that I am in this forest and in man's apparel
AYL IV.i.79[Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando] Not out of your apparel, and yet out of your suit
Cor IV.iv.1[stage direction] Enter Coriolanus in mean apparel, disguised and muffled
Cym III.v.152[Cloten to Pisanio] Bring this apparel to my chamber
Ham I.iii.72[Polonius to Laertes] For the apparel oft proclaims the man
Ham III.ii.45[Hamlet to Players] you have some again that keeps one suit of jests, as a man is known by one suit of apparel
JC I.i.8[Marullus to Carpenter] What dost thou with thy best apparel on?
MA II.i.234[Benedick to Don Pedro, of Beatrice] you shall find her the infernal Ate in good apparel
MA II.i.30[Beatrice to Leonato, of a husband] What should I do with him? Dress him in my apparel and make him my waiting-gentlewoman?
MA III.iii.117[Borachio to Conrade] Thou knowest that the fashion of a doublet, or a hat, or a cloak, is nothing to a man. Conrade: Yes, it is apparel
MA III.iii.136[Conrade to Borachio] I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man
MM IV.ii.40[Abhorson to Pompey] Every true man's apparel fits your thief
MND III.ii.29[Puck to Oberon, of the rustics] briars and thorns at their apparel snatch
MND IV.ii.31[Bottom to all] Get your apparel together
MV II.v.5[Shylock to Launcelot] Thou shalt not ... sleep, and snore, and rend apparel out
MW III.iii.68[Falstaff to Mistress Ford] women in men's apparel
MW V.v.189[Slender to Page, of a boy] he was in woman's apparel
R2 III.iii.149[King Richard to all] I'll give ... / My gay apparel for an almsman's gown
R2 V.ii.66[Duchess of York to York, of Aumerle's paper] 'Tis nothing but some bond that he is entered into / For gay apparel 'gainst the triumph day
Sonn.26.11[] whatsoever star that guides my moving ... puts apparel on my tottered loving
Tem IV.i.193[stage direction] Enter Ariel, loaden with glistering apparel
Tem V.i.255.2[stage direction] Enter Ariel, driving in Caliban, Stephano, and Trinculo in their stolen apparel
TS I.i.226[Lucentio to Biondello] Your fellow Tranio here, to save my life, / Puts my apparel and my countenance on
TS II.i.308[Petruchio to Katherina] I will unto Venice, / To buy apparel 'gainst the wedding-day
TS II.i.345[Gremio to Baptista, of the former's wealth] Costly apparel, tents, and canopies
TS III.ii.67[Biondello to Baptista, of Petruchio] a monster, a very monster in apparel,
TS induction.1.58[Lord to one of the servants, of Sly] And ask him what apparel he will wear
TS induction.2.1.1[stage direction] Enter aloft Sly, with attendants; some with apparel
TS IV.ii.64[Biondello to Lucentio, of a Pedant] formal in apparel
WT IV.iii.101[Autolycus to Clown, of another Autolycus] that's the rogue that put me into this apparel
WT IV.iii.61[Autolycus to Clown] my money and apparel ta'en from me
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