What does the word raiment mean?

Usage examples for raiment

  1. This time her raiment was very simple, but more effective than upon the occasion of her previous attendance. – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  2. The spirit of that meek religion seems to sit shivering in its gorgeous raiment, heard and heeded of none. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  3. We cannot move in this stiff raiment, and are nearly melted with heat. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg