costumery

noun cos·tum·ery \ ˈkä-ˌstü-mə-rē , -ˌstyü- also ˈkäs-ˌchü- ; kä-ˈst(y)ü , käs-ˈchü- \

Definition of costumery

1 : articles of costume
2 : the art of costuming

Examples of costumery in a Sentence

  1. a museum exhibit devoted to the costumery of women since the classical period

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1838

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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