finery

Part of speech: noun

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Usage examples "finery":

  1. 6. Never let the finery of chains and rings seem your own choice; that which naturally belongs to women should appear only worn for their sake. - "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
  2. The only piece of finery which he bore about him was a bright pair of square silver shoe- buckles; and all his baggage was contained in a pair of saddle- bags, which he carried under his arm. - "Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete", Washington Irving.
  3. Behind them clustered singers, dancers, musicians, and a mob of tipsy young men in extravagant finery. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.