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Knave set out to obtain clothing (7)


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'obtain clothing' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'knave set out' is the wordplay.
'knave' becomes 'jack' (synonyms).
'out' indicates anagramming the letters (out can mean wrong or inaccurate).
'set' with letters rearranged gives 'ets'.

'to' is the link.

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(Another definition for jackets that I've seen is " Short coats".)

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