man's clothing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n man's clothing clothing that is designed for men to wear
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Quotations

  • Thomas Robert Dewar
    Thomas Robert Dewar
    “Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife's clothes.”

Usage

In literature:

If you'll lend us a hand, I'll run down to Saint-Elophe first, buy a suit of second-hand French peasant's clothes and go and find my man.
"The Frontier" by Maurice LeBlanc
The princess must masquerade in a man's clothing for some high purpose.
"The Light of the Star" by Hamlin Garland
Man's clothes, you an' me, old women without a man betwixt us, except Moses, an' it bein' kep' secret from him still.
"The Brass Bound Box" by Evelyn Raymond
The white man's clothing was also a source of wonderment.
"Agriculture in Virginia, 1607-1699" by Lyman Carrier
Grizel now set to work to alter her father's clothes, so that he might appear to be a man of humble station.
"Noble Deeds of the World's Heroines" by Henry Charles Moore
Afterwards the rascal put on the blind old man's beautiful clothes.
"Aino Folk-Tales" by Basil Hall Chamberlain
Mind you, I am not one of those who would prohibit a man wearing what he conceives to be his best clothes to the photographer's.
"Select Conversations with an Uncle" by H. G. Wells
Holden smiled encouragingly as he touched the man's brow with the damp cloth.
"The Fiery Totem" by Argyll Saxby
Then, dismissing everybody but Harry Gleichen, Mr. Danvers proceeded to remove the sick man's outer clothing.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
Let us suppose that a man's name were applied to his clothing and changed with his clothing as it does with his body.
"Elementary Theosophy" by L. W. Rogers
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In poetry:

O what a sight were Man, if his attires
Did alter with his minde;
And like a Dolphin's skinne, his clothes combin'd
With his desires!
"Giddinesse" by George Herbert
Both bright names, clothed round with man's thanksgiving,
Shine, twin stars above the storm-drifts piled,
Dead and deathless, whom we saw not living
Reconciled.
"Concord" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Strange, as we praise the dead man's might and skill,
Strange that harsh thoughts should make such heavy cheer,
While, clothed with peace by heaven's most gentle will,
Low lies the mere.
"A Landscape" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
"Snow fills the valleys, one and all.
Man is cloth'd best in the monarch's hall.
Thunder cries louder than cranes can cry.
Angels in whiteness the swan outvie.
Look out, look out, Svend Vonved.
"Svend Vonved" by George Borrow
Oh poor peasant mother—Oh working man's wife!
Your child's food and clothing, his health and his life
Should be toiled for, and cared for, as only a part
Of your duty; Oh culture his mind and his heart!
"The Mother At Home" by Janet Hamilton
With iron for thy linen bands
And unclean cloths for winding-sheet
They bind the people's nail-pierced hands,
They hide the people's nail-pierced feet;
And what man or what angel known
Shall roll back the sepulchral stone?
"Before A Crucifix" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

A Milwaukee man who beat his girlfriend's children and put one of them in a clothes dryer was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.
Bdzenis@trentonian.com A Philadelphia man in woman's clothing assaulted a Morrisville, Pa.
This man was allowed to fly dressed in skimpy women's clothing, but other fliers have gotten in trouble for saggy pants.
Today's winsomely smiling Man-Beasts come clothed and well groomed in silk suits, shirts and ties.
Biker chased by man in woman's clothing.
Biker chased by man in woman's clothing caller, block, reported, friday, drive, parkway, sunday, paseo, valencia, saturday.
A man's clothes should always tell his story.
Liberty High School was locked down this morning after police received a phone call that a man armed with a rifle and wearing dark clothing was seen walking east along a trail near the school's softball fields.
Clothes make the man, and in Sina Grace's case, retail hell makes the graphic novel.
Tyler detectives say a white female in plain clothes presented a badge at D & N Grocery on W. Bow Street and stole a man's wallet.
Harlingen man douses wife's clothes with flammable liquid .
According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, around 11 pm Sunday night, a man entered the Stewart's Shop on Utica Road in Kirkland, wearing dark clothing and a mask and demanded the clerk hand over money.
WASHINGTON — The emperor may be wearing clothes, but if you believe the troubled ex-congressman Eric Massa , the emperor's man certainly wasn't.
The man then calmly sauntered through the exhibition at Vienna's Leopold Museum, but he put his clothes back on when a security guard asked him to.
Although Gellhorn initially describes her soon-to-be husband as a "large dirty man in disgustingly soiled clothes," she probably succumbed to the power that is Owen 's manly chest hair and gave into her true feelings.
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