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clothe / klō[voicedth]/ • v. (past and past part. clothed or clad / klad/ ) [tr.] (often be clothed in) put clothes on (oneself or someone); dress: she was clothed in white. ∎  provide (someone) with clothes: they already had eight children to feed and clothe. ∎ fig. cover (something) as if with clothes: luxuriant tropical forests clothed the islands. ∎ fig. endow (someone) with a particular quality: he is clothed with the personality and character of Jesus.

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