Raiment definition

rāmənt
Raiment is clothing.

The shirts, pants and dresses in your closet are an example of raiment.

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(archaic) Clothing; wearing apparel; attire.
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(archaic or literary) Clothing, garments, dress, material.
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Clothing; garments.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
raiment
Plural:
raiments

Origin of raiment

  • Middle English short for araiment from Old French areement array from areer, arrayer to array array

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

  • Aphetized from array +"Ž -ment.

    From Wiktionary