Jacob Bernstein talks to Donatella Versace, Oprah, Katy Perry (who wore lights), and more.
More should have been expected from the teenager who wore a shirt emblazoned with “Killer” at his sentencing.
But as the day wore on, El Comandante was visibly piqued and coughing, in crippling pain.
He wore a sparkly jacket that was terrifying to behold, but was alas not festooned with electric lights.
At a rally for Harry Reid in Las Vegas on Monday, she wore a graphic black and white skirt and a sleeveless top.
It seems even now as if it did look like you, but it might have been because it was like the Tam you wore.
And none of them awakened either, as the dark night wore on.
"I didn't know you wore a collar any more, Ham," said Austen.
Nothing to show for them but a little gold dust and the clothes he wore.
Such trifles were too dainty for the soldier's life—but he wore them next his heart.
Old English werian "to clothe, put on," from Proto-Germanic *wazjanan (cf. Old Norse verja, Old High German werian, Gothic gawasjan "to clothe"), from PIE *wes- "to clothe" (cf. Sanskrit vaste "he puts on," vasanam "garment;" Avestan vah-; Greek esthes "clothing," hennymi "to clothe," eima "garment;" Latin vestire "to clothe;" Welsh gwisgo, Breton gwiska; Old English wæstling "sheet, blanket;" Hittite washshush "garments," washanzi "they dress").
The Germanic forms "were homonyms of the vb. for 'prevent, ward off, protect' (Goth. warjan, O.E. werian, etc.), and this was prob. a factor in their early displacement in most of the Gmc. languages" [Buck]. Shifted from a weak verb (past tense and past participle wered) to a strong one (past tense wore, past participle worn) in 14c. on analogy of rhyming strong verbs such as bear and tear.
Secondary sense of "use up, gradually damage" (late 13c.) is from effect of continued use on clothes. To be the worse for wear is attested from 1782; noun phrase wear and tear is first recorded 1660s.
"action of wearing" (clothes), mid-15c., from wear (v.). Meaning "what one wears" is 1570s. To be the worse for wear is attested from 1782; noun phrase wear and tear is first recorded 1660s, implying the sense "process of being degraded by use."