Sunday, December 12, 2004
raiment noun [RAY-ment] Clothing in general; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense.
Definitions for raiment
- Clothing in general; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense.
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Citations for raiment
People want "habitations for shelter and safety, and raiment for warmth and decency."
Agog with expectation, Stella opened her package and found not the golden raiment of a queen or a princess, but the drab uniform of a cook. She wept for the rest of the day.
Origin of raiment
Raiment is from Middle English rayment, short for arrayment, from arrayen, "to array."