garment


garment
01. The King was dressed in [garments] of the finest materials, and a golden crown was upon his head.
02. Hazel has a job fitting [garments] for actors in a local theater production.
03. When testing a patient's blood pressure, [garments] worn over the arm may interfere with obtaining a proper measurement.
04. The Pharaohs of ancient Egypt wore [garments] made of fabric featuring threads of pure gold.
05. She works as a clothing buyer in the [garment] district of New York City.
06. The aliens were dressed in [garments] of an unknown material.
07. [Garment] workers in the factory are paid very low wages and have to work very long hours.
08. The actors were dressed in beautiful silk [garments] of various bright colors.
09. The [garments] on display at the fashion show were simply fantastic.
10. A Moroccan proverb suggests that a good name is more valuable than a velvet [garment].
11. A traditional proverb notes that borrowed [garments] never fit well.
12. A Romanian proverb notes that the needle is small, but it sews expensive [garments].
13. Georg Buchner once stated that government must be a transparent [garment] which tightly clings to the people's body.
14. Victor Hugo wrote, "Woman, nude, is the blue sky. Clouds and [garments] are an obstacle to contemplation. Beauty and infinity would be gazed upon unveiled."
15. William Wordsworth wrote, "This city now doth, like a [garment], wear the beauty of the morning."

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  • Garment — Gar ment, n. [OE. garnement, OF. garnement, garniment, fr. garnir to garnish. See {Garnish}.] Any article of clothing, as a coat, a gown, etc. [1913 Webster] No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto old garment. Matt. ix. 16. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • garment — c.1400, variant of garnement (early 14c.), from O.Fr. garnement garment, attire, clothes, from garnir fit out, provide, adorn (see GARNISH (Cf. garnish)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • garment — [gär′mənt] n. [ME, contr. < OFr garnement < garnir: see GARNISH] 1. a) any article of clothing b) [pl.] clothes; costume 2. a covering vt. to cover with, or as with, a garment; clothe …   English World dictionary

  • garment — [n] article of clothing apparel, array, attire, costume, covering, drapes*, dress, duds*, feathers*, garb, gear, get up*, habiliment, habit, outfit, raiment, robe, things*, threads*, togs*, uniform, vestments, wear, weeds*; concept 451 …   New thesaurus

  • garment — ► NOUN ▪ an item of clothing. ORIGIN Old French garnement equipment , from garnir (see GARNISH(Cf. ↑garnish)) …   English terms dictionary

  • garment — gar|ment [ˈga:mənt US ˈga:r ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: garnement equipment , from garnir; GARNISH2] formal a piece of clothing ▪ She pulled the garment on and zipped it up. garment industry/factory/district etc ▪ She works in the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • garment */*/ — UK [ˈɡɑː(r)mənt] / US [ˈɡɑrmənt] noun [countable] Word forms garment : singular garment plural garments formal a piece of clothing. This word is used especially when talking about the production and sale of clothes waterproof outer garments The… …   English dictionary

  • garment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ outer ▪ finished ▪ foundation ▪ heavy ▪ knitted, silk, woollen/woolen …   Collocations dictionary

  • Garment — invitation to visit: Garment seamy anile seward icon do ; Garment the garden, Maud, I mirrored the gaiter loan (Tennyson) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • garment — Australian Slang invitation to visit: Garment seamy anile seward icon do ; Garment the garden, Maud, I mirrored the gaiter loan (Tennyson) …   English dialects glossary


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