The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Apparel \Ap*par"el\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appareled, or
Apparelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Appareling, or
Apparelling.] [OF. apareiller.]
1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. [Obs.]
2. To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.
Ships . . . appareled to fight. --Hayward.
3. To dress or clothe; to attire.
They which are gorgeously appareled, and live
delicately, are in kings' courts. --Luke vii.
4. To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something
ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled
with flowers, or a garden with verdure.
Appareled in celestial light. --Wordsworth.