noun rai·ment \ˈrā-mənt\

Definition of RAIMENT

Examples of RAIMENT

  1. <the prince exchanged his silken raiment for the pauper's humble homespun>

Origin of RAIMENT

Middle English rayment, short for arrayment, from arrayen to array
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, spectator

Rhymes with RAIMENT


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