suit of clothes


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Synonyms for suit of clothes

a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color

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Attorney-General turned the whole suit of clothes Mr.
And finally to be added, his pledges, plus interest, with the pawnbroker - watch, $5.50; overcoat, $5.50; wheel, $7.75; suit of clothes, $5.50 (60 % interest, but what did it matter?) - grand total, $56.10.
A man isn't necessarily a burglar because he wears a decent suit of clothes.'
Those to whom the king had entrusted me, observing how ill I was clad, ordered a tailor to come next morning, and take measure for a suit of clothes. This operator did his office after a different manner from those of his trade in Europe.
Abner himself avowed his complete innocence, and told the neighbors how a red-haired man with a hare lip and a pepper-and- salt suit of clothes had called him up one morning about daylight and offered to swap him a good sleigh for an old cider press he had layin' out in the dooryard.
The Dodger had a vicious propensity, too, of pulling the caps from the heads of small boys and tossing them down areas; while Charley Bates exhibited some very loose notions concerning the rights of property, by pilfering divers apples and onions from the stalls at the kennel sides, and thrusting them into pockets which were so surprisingly capacious, that they seemed to undermine his whole suit of clothes in every direction.
In its new expanded and radically styled suit of clothes, the Civic hatch is a strong contender in the toughest sector of all which includes such stars as the Golf, Focus and Astra.
In keeping with its new suit of clothes, the interior has been given a makeover with high grade, tactile plastics and good quality fitments.
Nor should we forget the traditional big-hitting marques like Vauxhall with its 'X' rated Crossland, Grandland and Crossland models while even Britain's favourite supermini the Ford Fiesta is wearing a new suit of clothes.
You might say we cut the cloth for the suit of clothes that he will be judged by."
At the end of the indenture, David was to receive a horse, saddle, and bridle worth $100; a new suit of clothes; $50 in cash; and a Bible.
Apparently he ignored them and insisted on going to bed in the suit of clothes he wore all day.
It also gets a speciallytuned chassis and a VXR braking system as well as a slick suit of clothes.
The story tells the tale of two weavers who make a new suit of clothes for the emperor -- clothes that are invisible.
In her sculpture "There's a Lady Who's Sure, All That Glitters is Gold," onlookers find a headless, human-like figure -- actually a man's suit of clothes erect but without a figure within -- standing, apparently trapped within a stepladder.