raiment (n.) Old form(s): Raiment, Rayment
clothing, clothes, dress
Cor V.iii.94[Volumnia to Coriolanus] our raiment ... would bewray what life / We have led since thy exile
KL II.iv.151[Lear to Regan] you'll vouchsafe me raiment, bed, and food
Sonn.22.6[]all that beauty that doth cover thee / Is but the seemly raiment of my heart
Tim III.v.34[First Senator to Alcibiades] He's truly valiant that can ... make his wrongs his outsides, / To wear them, like his raiment, carelessly
TS II.i.5[Bianca to Katherina, of taking off things that offend Katherina] Yea, all my raiment, to my petticoat
TS induction.2.4[Third Servingman to Sly] What raiment will your honour wear today?
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