from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Clothes: gardening togs.
  • n. A coat or cloak.
  • transitive v. To dress or clothe: togged herself in ski pants.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cloak.
  • n. Clothes.
  • n. A unit of thermal resistance, being ten times the temperature difference (in °C) between the two surfaces of a material when the flow of heat is equal to one watt per square metre
  • v. To dress.
  • abbr. together

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To put toggery, or togs, on; to dress; -- usually with out, implying care, elaborateness, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of tug.
  • To dress.
  • n. A garment: usually in the plural.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. provide with clothes or put clothes on


Short for obsolete togeman, from obsolete French togue, cloak, from Latin toga, garment; see toga.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin toga, "cloack" or "mantle". It started being used by thieves and vagabonds with the noun togman, which was an old slang word for "cloack". By the 1700s the noun "tog" was used as a short form for "togman", and it was being used for "coat", and before 1800 the word started to mean "clothing". The verb "tog" came out after a short period of time and became a popular word which meant to dress up. (Wiktionary)



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