Thursday, September 05, 2013
habiliment noun [huh-BIL-uh-muhnt] Usually, habiliments. a. clothes or clothing. b. clothes as worn in a particular profession, way of life, etc.
Definitions for habiliment
- Usually, habiliments. a. clothes or clothing. b. clothes as worn in a particular profession, way of life, etc.
- habiliments, accouterments or trappings.
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Citations for habiliment
At this very moment, perhaps, Toad is busy arraying himself in those singularly hideous habiliments so dear to him, which transform him from a (comparatively) good-looking Toad into an Object which throws any decent-minded animal that comes across it into a violent fit.
It deepened; it purified. It lost its previous comedic habiliments, its air of shtick, and became unadulterated, lethal, pure despair.
Origin of habiliment
late Middle English
Habiliment comes from the French word of the same spelling. It's from the root habiller meaning "to dress."