For they are also apparelled all alike, and to aid them is servitude for a free man.'
She was sitting alone, apparelled in royal silk, and weeping.
Cleopatra was apparelled in a robe of pale green, open at either side, and clasped with golden bees.
She was tall and slender, apparelled all in white, with a girdle of gold.
I would willingly wash the tripes of the calf which I apparelled this morning.
For me, on this occasion, Leeds was 'apparelled in celestial light.'
The avid buyer seized and apparelled herself in them with a deft facility.
They were all apparelled in the richest costume of their country.
She was apparelled like any barbaric Ethiopian emperor, his neck heavy with pendants of polished ivory.
On the following morning he apparelled himself with all his rings.
mid-13c., "to equip (in any way)," from Old French apareillier (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *appariculare. This is either from Latin apparare "prepare, make ready" (see apparatus), or from Vulgar Latin *ad-particulare "to put things together." The meaning "to attire in proper clothing" is from mid-14c. Cognate with Italian aparecchiare, Spanish aparejar, Portuguese aparelhar. Related: Appareled; apparelled; appareling; apparelling.
"personal outfit or attire," early 14c., also "ship's rigging," from Old French apareil "preparation," from apareillier (see apparel (v.)). Earlier in same sense was apparelment (early 14c.).