Try Our Apps


Word of the Day
Sunday, December 12, 2004

Definitions for raiment

  1. Clothing in general; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense.

Learn something
new every day


Thank youfor signing up
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for raiment
People want "habitations for shelter and safety, and raiment for warmth and decency." Richard A. Epstein, Principles for a Free Society
Agog with expectation, Stella opened her package and found not the golden raiment of a queen or a princess, but the drab uniform of a cook. She wept for the rest of the day. William Weaver, New York Times
Origin of raiment
Raiment is from Middle English rayment, short for arrayment, from arrayen, "to array."