garment

[gahr-muhnt]
noun
1.
any article of clothing: dresses, suits, and other garments.
2.
an outer covering or outward appearance.
verb (used with object)
3.
to clothe, dress, or cover.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English garnement < Old French garniment, equivalent to garni(r) to garnish + -ment -ment

garmentless, adjective
regarment, verb (used with object)
ungarmented, adjective
well-garmented, adjective


1. attire, apparel, garb, dress, costume.
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garment (ˈɡɑːmənt)
 
n
1.  (often plural) an article of clothing
2.  outer covering
 
vb
3.  (tr; usually passive) to cover or clothe
 
[C14: from Old French garniment, from garnir to equip; see garnish]
 
'garmentless
 
adj

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garment
c.1300, from O.Fr. garnement, from garnir "fit out, provide, adorn" (see garnish).
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Example sentences
Most work in garment factories, seen as the best of a few bad choices.
Patronize garment makers whose clothes do not require dry cleaning.
Another account simply says that the garment and buttons somehow found their
  way into the hands of a prison guard.
Clips for the garment bag don't accommodate anything but wire hangers.
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