raiment

  • 1Raiment — Rai ment (r[=a] ment), n. [Abbrev. fr. arraiment. See {Array}.] 1. Clothing in general; vesture; garments; usually singular in form, with a collective sense. [1913 Webster] Living, both food and raiment she supplies. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. An… …

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  • 2raiment — (n.) mid 15c., shortening of arayment clothing, from Anglo Fr. araiement, from O.Fr. areement, from areer to array (see ARRAY (Cf. array) (v.)) …

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  • 3raiment — apparel, attire, *clothes, clothing, dress …

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  • 4raiment — ► NOUN archaic or literary ▪ clothing. ORIGIN shortening of obsolete arrayment «dress, outfit» …

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  • 5raiment — [rā′mənt] n. [ME rayment, aphetic for arayment: see ARRAY & MENT] Archaic clothing; wearing apparel; attire …

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  • 6raiment — [[t]re͟ɪmənt[/t]] raiments N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Raiment is clothing. [LITERARY] I want nothing but raiment and daily bread. Syn: clothing …

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  • 7Raiment — This unusual name is of Old Norman/French origin, and was introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066. It was developed from the Norman personal name Raimund, Raimond , itself adopted from the Old German given name Raginmund , composed of… …

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  • 8raiment — noun Etymology: Middle English rayment, short for arrayment, from arrayen to array Date: 15th century clothing, garments …

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  • 9raiment — /ray meuhnt/, n. clothing; apparel; attire. [1350 1400; ME rayment, aph. var. of arrayment. See ARRAY, MENT] * * * …

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  • 10raiment — noun /ˈɹeɪmənt/ Clothing, garments, dress, material. For all that beauty that doth cover thee …

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  • 11raiment — Synonyms and related words: apparel, array, attire, bedeck, bedizenment, bedrape, bundle up, clad, clothe, clothes, clothing, costume, deck, dight, drape, drapery, dress, dressing, dud, duds, enclothe, endue, enrobe, enshroud, envelop, enwrap,… …

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  • 12raiment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. clothing, apparel, attire, vesture, garb. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. attire, garments, clothing; see clothes . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Articles worn to cover the body: apparel, attire, clothes,… …

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  • 13raiment — rai|ment [ˈreımənt] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: arrayment (14 19 centuries), from ARRAY2] literary clothes …

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  • 14raiment — rai|ment [ reımənt ] noun uncount LITERARY clothing …

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  • 15raiment — rai·ment || reɪmÉ™nt n. clothing, attire, garments …

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  • 16raiment — minaret …

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  • 17raiment — [ reɪm(ə)nt] noun archaic or literary clothing. Origin ME: shortening of obs. arrayment dress, outfit …

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  • 18raiment — n. Clothes, clothing, dress, attire, apparel, vesture, vestments, garments, habiliment, habit, garb, costume, array …

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  • 19raiment — noun (U) literary clothes …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20raiment — n Chiefly Literary. clothing, clothes, apparel, wearing apparel, attire; garments, vestments, habits, habiliments, Inf. gear, Inf. toggery, Inf. togs, Inf. duds, Sl. threads, Sl. rags; investment, investiture, vesture …

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