Dights vs Tights - What's the difference?
As a verb dights
As a noun tights is
a close-fitting, sheer or non-sheer skin-tight garment worn principally by women and girls that covers the body completely from the waist down, usually including the feet.
(obsolete) To deal with, handle.
(obsolete) To have sexual intercourse with.
(obsolete) To dispose, put (in a given state or condition).
(obsolete) To compose, make.
*14thc. , Anonymous, (The Chester Mystery Plays) ,
*:Japhet's Wife: And I will gather chippes here / To make a fyer for you in feare, / And for to dighte your dinnere / Agayne you come in.
(archaic) To furnish, equip.
*:And whan balyn was wepenles he ranne in to a chamber for to seke somme wepen / and soo fro chamber to chamber / and no wepen he coude fynde / and alweyes kynge Pellam after hym / And at the last he entryd in to a chambyr that was merueillously wel dy?te and rychely
(archaic) To dress, array; to adorn.
*1645 , John Milton, L'Allegro :
*:Right against the eastern gate, / Where the great sun begins his state, / Robed in flames, and amber light, / The clouds in thousand liveries dight .
(archaic) To make ready, prepare.
A close-fitting, sheer or non-sheer skin-tight garment worn principally by women and girls that covers the body completely from the waist down, usually including the feet.
A similar, non-sheer garment worn by dancers of either sex, especially by ballet dancers.
In blasting rock, a piece of unbroken rock within the pay limit of a blast.
US English uses the term pantyhose to refer to sheer tights.