garment

Definitions

  • CURED BY TOUCHING HIS GARMENT
    CURED BY TOUCHING HIS GARMENT
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v garment provide with clothes or put clothes on "Parents must feed and dress their child"
    • n garment an article of clothing "garments of the finest silk"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

WITHOUT THE WEDDING GARMENT WITHOUT THE WEDDING GARMENT
They threw their garments upon the ground for Jesus to ride upon They threw their garments upon the ground for Jesus to ride upon

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: High Priests in ancient Egypt were the only ones who were allowed to wear garments made from cotton
    • n Garment Any article of clothing, as a coat, a gown, etc. "No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto old garment ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Archeologists report that cannabis was most likely the first plant cultivated by humans. Cannabis was used for linen, paper, and garments
    • n garment An article of clothing, as a coat, a gown, etc.; anything which serves for clothing; a vestment.
    • n garment Eccles., the chasuble or casula (especially the large early chasuble), as being the largest and most important of the ecclesiastical vestments.
    • garment To clothe or cover with or as if with a garment or garments: chiefly used in the past participle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The name for Ivory Soap was inspired by a verse from the Bible. Harley Proctor got though of the name when the minister read from Psalms 45:8, "All thy garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia, out of the ivory palaces whereby they have made thee glad."
    • n Garment gär′ment any article of clothing, as a coat or gown
    • v.t Garment to clothe with a garment
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Quotations

  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    “Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.”
  • Italian Proverb
    Italian Proverb
    “Our last garment is made without pockets.”
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
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    “No man is esteemed for colorful garments except by fools and women.”
  • Edward Blishen
    Edward Blishen
    “Education is not a discipline at all. Half vocational, half an emptiness dressed up in garments borrowed from philosophy, psychology, literature.”
  • Georg C. Lichtenberg
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    “Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.”
  • Jean Giraudoux
    Jean Giraudoux
    “There is an invisible garment woven around us from our earliest years; it is made of the way we eat, the way we walk, the way we greet people...”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. garnement, OF. garnement, garniment, fr. garnir, to garnish. See Garnish

Usage

In literature:

But all these garments she had outgrown.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
When the garment was fitted, Antler took it off.
"The Later Cave-Men" by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
The frightened, shivering girl drew her garments tightly around her and hid her face.
"Saronia" by Richard Short
A rich shawl thrown over the shoulders conceals the whole of the under garment, except the sleeves.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Our wet garments and blankets were beginning to freeze.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
The sound mounted in a grievous minor into the profound stillness, the peace, of the valley, of the garment of stars drawn from wall to wall.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
You soon get into the way of prudently shaking each garment before putting it on.
"India and the Indians" by Edward F. Elwin
The woman snatched the garment from her hold.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Several more or less life-like figures, arrayed in garments of the season, occupied prominent positions in the display.
"The Rival Campers Ashore" by Ruel Perley Smith
Without a sound the man in gray turned part way round, and a shudder ran through him, causing the folds of his garment to flap slightly.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
Don't say a garment "sets good," but it "fits well.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
His garments were faded nondescripts, and on his feet were thick-soled, high-lacing boots.
"Louisiana Lou" by William West Winter
Even a full change of garments was scarcely ever called for by the whole party at once.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
The old man displayed all his beautiful things, his garments.
"Aino Folk-Tales" by Basil Hall Chamberlain
So he crossed the river out of his father's kingdom into a strange country, and he put on the garment of a recluse, and lived as they did.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
Women and girls were there, cowed and drooping, with torn garments and bare feet.
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
The very sight of that rich garment made him faint.
"The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals" by Ann S. Stephens
It was the invisible garment that had coiled itself about him.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930" by Various
With their long shaggy garments they did not present a very picturesque or attractive appearance.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
Garments colored or flowered were not, either.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
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In poetry:

"He dreams
Of the gleams
Of their garments of white;
He misses
Their kisses,
The maidens of light!
"Abu Midjan" by George MacDonald
HEAVENLY Father, I would wear
Angel-garments, white and fair:
Angel-vesture undefiled
Wilt Thou give unto Thy child?
"My Angel-Dress" by Lucy Larcom
My love said she had nought to wear;
Her garments all were old,
And soon her body must go bare
Against the winter's cold.
"Beauty's Wardrobe" by Richard Le Gallienne
"I touched the garment-hem of truth,
Yet saw not all its splendor;
I knew enough of doubt to feel
For every conscience tender.
"A Spiritual Manifestation" by John Greenleaf Whittier
With garments which the morn ill mated,
Anon came youths along;
From side to side they oscillated,
And trolled a shameful song.
"Two Visions" by Alfred Austin
Soon April brings a shower bath,
And May fresh garments clean;
Bright trimmings gay each maiden hath,
The lads wear sober green.
"Why Blossoms Fall" by Alma Frances McCollum

In news:

Hirsch Int'l, Hauppauge, NY, now offers Kornit's Wetting Solution, designed to completely evaporate during the curing process and eliminate the residue that makes a garment feel stiff.
It can be used with light and dark garments.
As a whole, the Garment District hasn't got much to offer in the way of leisure, especially when it comes to anything culinary related.
Clothes and sewing machines are seen in the Tazreen Fashions garment factory, where 112 workers died in a fire, in Savar ( Andrew Biraj Reuters, REUTERS / December 7, 2012 ).
New York-based Success Apparel is the garment maker.
New York-based Success Apparel is the garment maker Wal-Mart Stores Inc dismissed after a factory in Bangladesh burned down last month, killing 112 people, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing a person with knowledge of the matter.
Family-owned FesslerUSA had survived war and depression, free trade and foreign imports, producing millions of knitted garments from its base in Schuylkill County.
FesslerUSA had survived war and depression, free trade and foreign imports, producing millions of knitted garments from its base in eastern Pennsylvania.
Interviews with shoppers in the US and elsewhere indicate that they are generally aware of the fire that killed 112 people in a garment factory in Bangladesh last weekend -- a factory that was making items for some major US retailers.
A man takes photographs inside a garment-factory where a fire killed more than 110 people Saturday on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh , Monday, Nov 26, 2012.
The Tazreen garment factory in Bangladesh , where a fire killed more than 100 people last month.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The factory where 112 garment workers died in a fire should have been shut down months ago.
Garments workers of the Tazreen Fashions Ltd, during a protest outside their factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh .
The Bangladesh government says it will give 200,000 takas ($2,500) to the families of those who died in a garment factory fire last week and 50,000 takas ($625) to those who were injured.
A deadly garment factory fire in Bangladesh has done little to change shoppers' buying habits.
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In science:

They should wear the garments of the dead and eat food from broken dishes and at night they shall not walk about in villages and in towns (Chapter X, sloka 52 to 54).
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
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