suit of clothes


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Noun1.suit of clothes - a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; "they buried him in his best suit"
business suit - a suit of clothes traditionally worn by businessmen
double-breasted suit - a suit with a double-breasted jacket
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
pinstripe - a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
single-breasted suit - a suit having a single-breasted jacket
slack suit - casual dress consisting of slacks and matching jacket
zoot suit - a flashy suit of extreme cut
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MEETING a fat and patriotic Statesman on his way to Washington to beseech the President for an office, an idle Tramp accosted him and begged twenty-five cents with which to buy a suit of clothes.
Attorney-General turned the whole suit of clothes Mr.
And from such largess, dispensed from his future, Martin turned and took his one good suit of clothes to the pawnshop.
Doctor Reefy was a tall man who had worn one suit of clothes for ten years.
I had my food at the house and my bed in the loft, and a suit of clothes, and three shillings a week, so that I could help Nelly.
The Shaggy Man had a room of his own in the royal palace, so there he went to change his shaggy suit of clothes for another just as shaggy but not so dusty from travel.
Then he had a go at the best man, but the best man had nothing in the world but one suit of clothes and a spare collar.
He brought home with him a suit of clothes of such exquisite style and cut in fashion-- Eastern fashion, city fashion--that it filled everybody with anguish and was regarded as a peculiarly wanton affront.
The surintendant, by this action, had utterly ruined a suit of clothes worth a thousand pistoles, but he had satisfied, more than satisfied, Lebrun.
You have only to write to your tailors, or send home for a spare suit of clothes,--with a little managing yours would just fit me, you're not so much taller,--and then we could start, like two comrades, seeking adventures.
One of my servants gave me a suit of clothes, and when we were safe beyond the town I put them on, and from that time I traveled alone; I could not risk the embarrass- ment of company.
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.