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 for dight
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dight \Dight\ (d[imac]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dight or
     Dighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dighting.] [OF. dihten, AS.
     dihtan to dictate, command, dispose, arrange, fr. L. dictare
     to say often, dictate, order; cf. G. dichten to write poetry,
     fr. L. dictare. See Dictate.]
     1. To prepare; to put in order; hence, to dress, or put on;
        to array; to adorn. [Archaic] "She gan the house to
        --dight." --Chaucer.
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              Two harmless turtles, dight for sacrifice.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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              The clouds in thousand liveries dight. --Milton.
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     2. To have sexual intercourse with. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  clothed \clothed\ adj.
     1. wearing clothing. [Narrower terms: adorned(predicate),
        bedecked(predicate), decked(predicate), decked
        out(predicate); appareled, attired, clad, dressed,
        garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed; arrayed,
        panoplied; breeched, pantalooned, trousered;
        bundled-up; caparisoned; cassocked: costumed:
        decent] [Narrower terms: dight] [Narrower terms:
        dressed-up, dressed to the nines(predicate), dressed to
        kill(predicate), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up]
        [Narrower terms: gowned] [Narrower terms: habited]
        [Narrower terms: heavy-coated] [Narrower terms:
        overdressed] [Narrower terms: petticoated] [Narrower
        terms: red-coated, lobster-backed] [Narrower terms:
        surpliced] [Narrower terms: togged dressed esp in smart
        clothes)] [Narrower terms: turned out] [Narrower terms:
        underdressed] [Narrower terms: uniformed] [Narrower
        terms: vestmented] Also See: adorned, decorated.
        Antonym: unclothed.
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     2. covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak.
        fog-cloaked meadows
  
     Syn: cloaked, draped, mantled, wrapped.
          [WordNet 1.5]

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