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Gear

extended, more common Creative Variation
Clothing and accessories
 
Generally used to describe new clothing or accessories that one has acquired [Also: geared up]
Etymology : Circa 1200, gear is explicitly fighting equipment. It has now extended its meaning to just something that a person wears. Word formation: Widening.
Source : Texting my friend after Black Friday sales. “I got a ton of new gear during the Black Friday sales at the mall” [November 29, 2013].
Last modified: 12 December 2013


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