noun(usually habiliments) • archaic
- Clothing.More example sentences
- The flames suddenly shot up into the air, twice as high as a man could stand and when they dropped again, a figure had formed from the flames, a figure of a woman attired in simple habiliments.
- One in these habiliments is prone to dream, are they not?
- She is a holiday figure, symbolising the significance of the holiday as a circumscribed period during which one can put aside the habiliments of normal existence and adopt another persona, become another self.
late Middle English (in the general sense 'outfit, attire'): from Old French habillement, from habiller 'fit out', from Latin habilis (see able).
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