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 for raiment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raiment \Rai"ment\ (r[=a]"ment), n. [Abbrev. fr. arraiment. See
     Array.]
     1. Clothing in general; vesture; garments; -- usually
        singular in form, with a collective sense.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Living, both food and raiment she supplies.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. An article of dress. [R. or Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  raiment
      n 1: especially fine or decorative clothing [syn: array,
           raiment, regalia]
      v 1: provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed
           and dress their child" [syn: dress, clothe, enclothe,
           garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit
           out, apparel] [ant: discase, disrobe, peel,
           strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "raiment":
     apparel, array, attire, bedeck, bedizenment, bedrape, bundle up,
     clad, clothe, clothes, clothing, costume, deck, dight, drape,
     drapery, dress, dressing, dud, duds, enclothe, endue, enrobe,
     enshroud, envelop, enwrap, fashion, fatigues, feathers, fig, frock,
     garb, garment, garments, gear, gown, guise, habiliment,
     habiliments, habilitate, habit, invest, investiture, investment,
     lap, linen, muffle up, rag, rag out, rags, robe, robes, sheathe,
     shroud, sportswear, style, swaddle, swathe, things, threads, tire,
     togs, toilette, trim, vestment, vesture, wear, wearing apparel,
     wrap, wrap up
  
  

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