Part of speech: noun

Wearing apparel; clothing.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  3. We cannot move in this stiff raiment, and are nearly melted with heat. - "Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance.", Friedrich von Hardenberg.