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A covering designed to be worn on a person's body.  Synonyms: article of clothing, clothing, vesture, wear, wearable.

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"Habiliment" Quotes from Famous Books

... slung violently about. One mitted hand fixed itself in Mr. Leary's collar yoke at the rear; the other closed upon a handful of slack material in the lower breadth of Mr. Leary's principal habiliment just below where his ...
— The Life of the Party • Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb

... habitation, inhabitant, exhibit, prohibition, ability, debit, debt; (2) habituate, habiliment, habeas ...
— The Century Vocabulary Builder • Creever & Bachelor

... from off the earth which nourished it, And time supplant its rich exuberance With arid wastes of bleak sterility; Wilt thou look down in silent unconcern When countless eons of denuding time Have rendered earth as barren as thyself, Bereft of verdure's last habiliment; When men, with all their passions and desires, Their strange combines of evil and of good, Their proud achievements and exalted aims Have passed ...
— Mountain idylls, and Other Poems • Alfred Castner King

... from the shore. —"Those lights are on St. Mary's Isle; They glimmer from the sacred pile." [Footnote 1] The waves were rough; the hour was late. But soon across the Tinto borne, Thrice he blew the signal-horn, He blew and would not wait. Home by his dangerous path he went; Leaving, in rich habiliment, ...
— Poems • Samuel Rogers

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