What does the word apparel mean?

Usage examples for apparel

  1. She wished to be regarded as a man, assumed male apparel and an artificial beard, and gave herself on many of her monuments the style and title of a king. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  2. I am not sure that, class for class, the rich do not show the least taste in their apparel. – Town Life in Australia 1883 by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  3. He had boasted that he would not appear but as the Laird of Dymock in Dymock castle; therefore, though the weather was warm, he assumed his only remains of handsome apparel, viz, a cloak or mantle of blue cloth and with a hat, which was none of the best shape, on his head, he walked to the edge of the moat, and there stood awhile calling aloud. – Shanty the Blacksmith; A Tale of Other Times by Mrs. Sherwood [AKA: Mrs. Mary Martha Sherwood]