1. Dress; clothes; headdress; anything which dresses or adorns; especially, ornamental clothing. "Earth in her rich attire." (Milton) "I 'll put myself in poor and mean attire." (Shak) "Can a maid forget her ornament, or a bride her attire?" (Jer. Ii. 32)

2. The antlers, or antlers and scalp, of a stag or buck.

3. <botany> The internal parts of a flower, included within the calyx and the corolla.

(01 Mar 1998)

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