Word of the Day: Garb

garb / gärb
1. clothing, particularly of a distinctive style, often associated with an occupation
Virtue, though clothed in a beggar’s garb, commands respect.
Friedrich Schiller. 1759 – 1805
2. outward appearance
Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.
Adam Clarke, 1762 – 1832
1. to put clothes on; to attire
The women were garbed in ample pleated skirts.
From “Across Unknown South America” by Arnold Henry Savage Landor, 1865 – 1924