from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An aphetic form of
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Now the shaggy man appeared, and so startling was his appearance, all clad in shaggy new rainment, that Dorothy cried "Oh!" and clasped her hands impulsively as she examined her friend with pleased eyes.
And then Laura a wore a suit the same color as the Pope's rainment when she and her fellow-dimwit husband waved from a balcony or some such place with the Pope.
So they were led to luxurious chamb ers and were supplied with perfumed baths and clean rainment, which proved very refreshing after their tedious journey through the air.
But when we both came to the time of our desire, to the flower of age, thereupon they sent her to Same, and got a great bride-price; but my lady clad me in a mantle and a doublet, rainment very fair, and gave me sandals for my feet and sent me forth to the field, and right dear at heart she held me.
At his transfiguration our Lord's rainment is said to have been white
His body was a shapeless mass covered with richly embroidered rainment, over which a great robe of cloth of gold fell in many folds.
It was her badge of office and seemed very incongruous when compared with her poor rainment and simple surroundings.
Sky Island: being the further exciting adventures of Trot and Cap'n Bill after their visit to the sea fairies
Is not the life more than meat, and the body than rainment?
And Jesus, answering, said, a certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his rainment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
The Blind African Slave, or Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nick-named Jeffrey Brace. Containing an Account of the Kingdom of Bow-Woo, in the Interior of Africa; with the Climate and Natural Productions, Laws, and Customs Peculiar to That Place. With an Account of His Captivity, Sufferings, Sales, Travels, Emancipation, Conversion to the Christian Religion, Knowledge of the Scriptures, &c. Interspersed with Strictures on Slavery, Speculative Observations on the Qualities of Human Nature, with Quotation from Scripture.
What a sensory overload of a feast it was, with the ecstatic bhajans, sound of bells, blowing of the conches, aromas of jasmine, rose petals, coconut water, incense & the glorious rainment of the deities.
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