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
Wear comfortable garments you won't have to tug at or straighten.
When you think about silk, you probably think of gossamer fibers woven into
  lustrous garments or decadently soft bedsheets.
Maybe putting a price limit to the garments would make them more accessible to
  everyone.
He set off on his journey wearing three layers of garments and sturdy shoes
  with bearskin soles.
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