from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Clothing; togs.
- n. A clothing store.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Clothing, togs
- n. a clothing shop
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Clothes; garments; dress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Clothes; garments.
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Turkish iron-clads and, amidst flying colours, fully-manned yards and swarming caiques and steam-boats the journey to the shore was made -- with some private speculation as to what would happen to the Life Guardsmen of the Prince's suite if they should be upset in the water with all their cumbrous "toggery" on.
He found them in bed, and to all appearance asleep, they having slipped into bed without removing their "toggery," and feigning sleep.
Tea Leaves Being a Collection of Letters and Documents relating to the shipment of Tea to the American Colonies in the year 1773, by the East India Tea Company. (With an introduction, notes, and biographical notices of the Boston Tea Party)
The "toggery" looked out of place as the toilettes of the Syrian ladies who called upon us in laces and blue satins amid the ruins of Ba'lbek.
He had no voice in the disposal of the stakes, which were himself and his "toggery", and, knowing this, he remained silent.
"toggery," the "Hornet's" lads turned to, and soon collected clothing enough to fit out each prisoner with a respectable kit.
Just at break of day we made a sudden descent upon the village and took its occupants completely by surprise, even capturing the chief of the tribe, "Sam," who was dressed in all his war toggery, fully armed and equipped, in anticipation of a fight on the road where his comrades were in position.
But really, who could possibly have taken a single glance at the Obama family earlier this week, touring the Lincoln Memorial, cool and crisp in their in their perfect January toggery, and remained stoic?
The women who volunteer at the Dumptique, it is assumed, take the crème de la crème for themselves, but you'd be amazed at what they leave for the rest of us -- Shetland sweaters, tennis toggery, real cast iron skillets.
But toggery maketh gentle man: almond-eyed Doyler viewed the stand; morsure at a time, he chewed like a choirboy.
"I don't know much about that," said the Captain; my fellow sent me this toggery, and said that it was the sort of thing.