Definition of Suit of clothes
1. Noun. 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"
Specialized synonyms: Business Suit, Double-breasted Suit, Pinstripe, Single-breasted Suit, Slack Suit, Zoot Suit
Generic synonyms: Garment
Lexicographical Neighbors of Suit Of Clothes
Literary usage of Suit of clothes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1853)
"How to procure a suit of clothes.—Fresh disappointment.— \ tale of distress.—The suit of clothes in pawn.—Punishment for doing an act of charity. ..."
2. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1861)
"Examination at the College of Surgeons.—How to procure a suit of clothes.—Fresh disappointment.— A tale of distress.—The suit of clothes in pawn. ..."
3. Works by Washington Irving (1897)
"Oriental Appointment and Disappointment—Examination at the College of Surgeons—How to Procure a Suit of Clothes—Fresh Disappointment—A Tale of Distress—The ..."
4. The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces by John Marshall (1832)
"The pay of the officers was raised, and a suit of clothes allowed annually to each soldier: The legislatures •f the states having troops in the continental ..."
5. A History of the Earth, and Animated Natureby Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving by Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving (1854)
"X. Oriental appointment, and disappointment—Examination at the Colli-K« of Surgeons—How to procure a suit of clothes— Fresh disappointment—A tale of ..."
6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Roger Meeson, William Newland Welsby, John Innes Clark Hare, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Horace Binney Wallace (1837)
"Yet the defendant hath not made or provided the said suit of clothes, or any part thereof, or paid any part of the said last-mentioned debt, in the manner ..."