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a set or style of clothing

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Thomas referred to their faces and habiliments, but they construed it as indicating the Doctor's state of mind.
They were almost as tall, and quite as corpulent as himself; but by no means to be compared with him in grandeur of habiliments, wearing no other garb than the pan.
Their habiliments belonged to that order which is pointedly termed the decent.
In another moment I stood garbed in the habiliments of a Holy Thern.
The husband's new habiliment or rather dis-investiture is a beggarly Odyssean disguise procured from a used clothes peddler, topped with a burlesque wig of reddish hair, a fool's cap of sorts.
A faint attempt at moustachios, of an infinite color, completed the equipment of his face, and a huge saber strapped around his waist, that of his habiliment.
The London Oracle and Daily Advertiser for 31 December 1798 held that "Neither would Matilda be an interesting character on the stage, supposing, for a moment, that an evil spirit, disguised in the habiliment of a female, for purposes of so shocking a nature, would be suffered there".
12 A Roman habiliment acquired in Ireland by a member of an eastern European barbarian tribe X Xxxx'x Xxxxx xxxx
Peter's Basilica where there are strong bases on the sides that correspond to interaction among the teams in a business process, the sustentation in the intermediate levels signifies the middle managers, responsible for the focalisation of the processes and the connections at the extreme top which are small as a result of habiliment of the structure.
The Queen of Tahiti destroys French decorum by removing the censoring veil of French habiliment and revealing the tattoos on her body that have an important cultural value to her.
Following a delay in funds sent from America, Nicholson travels from Galway to Urlingford with a shilling, spending "two pence for three potatoes and a night's lodging," walking on occasion "some eighteen Irish miles, in clay and over tedious mountains," entering cabins for shelter, discovering people's homes in dens and mountain caves and finding "patient misery" in yet a "new habiliment.
His more or less rectilinear, geniculate, and symmetrical frame is utterly without habiliment, and yet it cannot be said the Stick Man is standing here before us in the buff, for he has no buff either
It has rendered the male suit and the felt hat as archaic as tights, doublets, and a wizard's cone cap; they're now the regular habiliment solely of morticians and lobbyists.
One might note, however, that several of Oliveros's recorded performances take place in nontraditional natural settings (underground caves, cisterns, and reservoirs with special acoustical properties); and that her own personal comportment and habiliment reflect an apparent emphasis on function and comfort (viz.
Like many of his Florentine contemporaries, Michelangelo was familiar with a wide variety of manufactured textiles; he had a diversified descriptive vocabulary and an evident appreciation for the stuff of habiliment.