1. (a) Clothing in general. (b) The whole dress or suit of clothes worn by any person, especially when indicating rank or office; as, the garb of a clergyman or a judge. (c) Costume; fashion; as, the garb of a gentleman in the 16th century.
2. External appearance, as expressive of the feelings or character; looks; fashion or manner, as of speech.
You thought, because he could not speak English in the native garb, he could not therefore handle an English cudgel. --Shak.
Garb n. Her. A sheaf of grain (wheat, unless otherwise specified).
Garb, v. t. To clothe; array; deck.
These black dog-Dons
Garb themselves bravely. --Tennyson.
n : clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular
occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress" [syn: attire,
v : provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed
and dress their child" [syn: dress, clothe, enclothe,
raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel]