- Raiment is clothing.
The shirts, pants and dresses in your closet are an example of raiment.
Raiment is the clothes in this closet.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Middle English rayment, aphetic for arayment: see array and amp; -ment
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Origin: Middle English, short for araiment, from Old French areement, array, from areer, arrayer, to array; see array.