Habiliment meaning

hə-bĭlə-mənt
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The definition of habiliment is clothing.

The shirts, pants, skirts and tops in your closet are an example of habiliment.

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Clothing, especially the clothing associated with a special occasion or office.
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Clothing; dress; attire.
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Furnishings or equipment; trappings.
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Clothes, especially clothing appropriate for someone's job, status, or to an occasion.
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Equipment or furnishings characteristic of a place or being; trappings.
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Origin of habiliment

  • Middle English habilement from Old French habillement from habiller to clothe alteration (influenced by habit clothing) of abiller to prepare, strip a tree of its branches a- toward (from Latin ad- ad–) bille log billet2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English habilement, from Old French habillement "clothe".

    From Wiktionary