Clothe Definition

clad, clothed, clothes, clothing
clothed, clothes, clothing
To put clothes on; dress.
Webster's New World
To provide with clothes.
Webster's New World
To cover over as if with a garment.
Hills clothed in snow.
Webster's New World
To endow with a trait or attribute.
American Heritage

Origin of Clothe

  • From Middle English clothen, from Old English clāþian (“to clothe”), from Proto-Germanic *klaiþōną (“to clothe”), from Proto-Indo-European *gley- (“to adhere to, stick”). Cognate with Dutch kleden and German kleiden. See also cloth, clad.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English clothen from Old English clāthian from clāth cloth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition


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