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English Word:

habiliment


English Pronunciation:

ha•bil•i•ment


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(French) habillement, from habiller to dress, clothe, original, to make fit, make ready, from habile apt, skillful, (Latin) habilis. See Habile.


⇨Definition

1. A garment; an article of clothing. Camden.

2. pl.

Dress, in general. (Shakespeare)



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

Middle English habilement, from Old French habillement "clothe".


Noun:

habiliment (plural habiliments) Clothes, especially clothing appropriate for someone's job, status, or to an occasion. 1839: Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby ... Mrs Crummles was then occupied in exchanging the habiliments of a melodramatic empress for the ordinary attire of matrons in the nineteenth century. 1919, W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 52 Bananas with their great ragged leaves, like the tattered habiliments of an empress in adversity, grew close up to the house. Equipment or furnishings characteristic of a place or being; trappings.


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4.habanero
5.Habbo
6.habeas
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8.habendum
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10.haberdash
11.haberdashed
12.haberdasher
13.haberdashery
14.haberdine
15.habergeon
16.haberlea
17.Habermasian
18.Habiganj District
19.habilatory
20.habile
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