nounarchaic or literary
Clothing: ladies clothed in raiment bedecked with jewels
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- Poseidon clothes himself in raiment of gold, grasps his gold whip, and takes his stand upon his chariot.
- A lone figure stood on the deck, dressed in raiment of yellow and lime, bearing short white hair that stood upright, and wielding a wood staff with a white rabbit carved atop it.
- Their long slender bodies were clothed in raiment so silky, and their staffs issued high command.
Late Middle English: shortening of obsolete arrayment 'dress, outfit'.
Words that rhyme with raimentclaimant, clamant, payment
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