Monday, May 23, 2011

habiliment

habiliment [ huh'-BIL-uh'-muh' nt ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 (usu. plural) of or pertaining to clothes; trappings
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The habiliments of a modern day cricketer are colourful and trendy.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 As Vivaldi expressed his incredulity, however, he returned to examine the garment once more, when, as he raised it, he observed, what had before escaped his notice, black drapery mingled with the heap beneath; and, on lifting this also on the point of his sword, he perceived part of the habiliment of a monk!