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RAIMENT, SOFT
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Raiment definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RA'IMENT, n. [for arrayment. See Array and Ray.]
1. Clothing in general; vestments; vesture; garments.
Genesis 24. Deutoronomy 8.
Living, both food and raiment she supplies.
2. A single garment.
[In this sense it is rarely used, and indeed is improper.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: especially fine or decorative clothing [syn: array, raiment, regalia] v
1: provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child" [syn: dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel] [ant: discase, disrobe, peel, strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English rayment, short for arrayment, from arrayen to array Date: 15th century clothing, garments

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. archaic clothing. Etymology: ME f. obs. arrayment (as ARRAY)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Raiment Rai"ment, n. [Abbrev. fr. arraiment. See Array.] 1. Clothing in general; vesture; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense. Living, both food and raiment she supplies. --Dryden. 2. An article of dress. [R. or Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(raiments) Raiment is clothing. (LITERARY) I want nothing but raiment and daily bread. N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

ra'-ment.

See DRESS.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Clothes, clothing, dress, attire, apparel, vesture, vestments, garments, habiliment, habit, garb, costume, array.

Moby Thesaurus

apparel, array, attire, bedeck, bedizenment, bedrape, bundle up, clad, clothe, clothes, clothing, costume, deck, dight, drape, drapery, dress, dressing, dud, duds, enclothe, endue, enrobe, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, fashion, fatigues, feathers, fig, frock, garb, garment, garments, gear, gown, guise, habiliment, habiliments, habilitate, habit, invest, investiture, investment, lap, linen, muffle up, rag, rag out, rags, robe, robes, sheathe, shroud, sportswear, style, swaddle, swathe, things, threads, tire, togs, toilette, trim, vestment, vesture, wear, wearing apparel, wrap, wrap up



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