For Iceberg Slim and his contemporaries, this was a jivespeak term for the hypodermic kit used by drug addicts.

Any articles of clothing designated to be worn together. Usually these pieces of clothing are paired because they match or otherwise complement each other.

For the sake of giving examples, I'll list the categories my own outfits fall into:

Out"fit (?), n.

A fitting out, or equipment, as of a ship for a voyage, or of a person for an expedition in an unoccupied region or residence in a foreign land; things required for equipment; the expense of, or allowance made for, equipment, as by the government of the United States to a diplomatic agent going abroad.


© Webster 1913.

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