Usage examples for costume

  1. She looked at Milly's smart walking costume and smiled again. – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  2. Now he wasn't exactly in reception costume, the Boss wasn't. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  3. A revival was also given in Boston, produced in the old manner, " and the first rows of seats were reserved for those of the audience who appeared in the costume of the time." – The Contrast by Royall Tyler
  4. At this moment the door opened, and Eliza came in, not however in her own dress, but in the costume of a Tyrolese peasant- lad. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  5. He had said he wished his costume to be a surprise. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  6. At the first meeting he announced that his lady had consented to set aside, throughout the winter months, one day a week from hunting, and offered Shaftesbury Hall as head- quarters of the Costume Committee. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. Stephen, I saw the portrait of your grandfather, and I wanted you to come in his costume. – The Crisis, Volume 4 by Winston Churchill
  8. An officer in handsome costume, with a gold chain round his neck, was seen standing on the after- castle. –  by
  9. That costume of hers was perfect. – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  10. Yes, and I must try and read through some of these before dinner; and I must think about your costume, too. – A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
  11. My brother instantly rode forward and I following him saw a person who, to all appearance, though in bush costume, was a gentleman, bound with his hands behind his back, and secured firmly to a tree. – Adventures in Australia by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. She was married in wajang costume and looked beautiful. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  13. Her costume gave him no clue, but her manner, her tone of voice, and her mode of expressing herself, showed him that she was a person of education. – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. So far as my knowledge of costume went, every article pointed to the date which I had fixed upon for this vessel. – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  15. I have just changed my ball costume for my hunting dress. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  16. So far, since we've been on tour, I've carried it over my arm everywhere, but it doesn't go very well with a costume like this. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  17. She looked particularly young and lovely in what Nancy supposed to be a carefully- selected costume; later she realized that all Dorothy's clothes gave this impression. – Undertow by Kathleen Norris
  18. Probably the inconvenience of the national costume for working men partly accounts for the general practice of getting rid of it. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  19. Then he hurried back, and began tearing off his costume with a feverish haste which took no account of the time before he could get a train back to New York. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  20. Shall I bring up your costume when I return next week, Patty?" – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells