parament definition

  • noun:
    • An ecclesiastical vestment or holding.
    • A type of elaborate robe especially as worn by someone in power or a religious official.
    • A liturgical hanging on and round the altar, plus the fabric holding from the pulpit and lectern.
    • A hanging or ornament of a-room of condition.
    • Ornamental hangings, furnishings, etc., since circumstances apartment; rich and stylish robes donned by guys of ranking; -- mainly inside plural.
    • An ornament; an adornment; decoration.
    • Specifically— plural Robes of state.
    • A cuff sewed upon the exterior of a coat-sleeve and usually capable of becoming rejected throughout the arms, as had been common toward the close associated with seventeenth and in early area of the eighteenth century.
    • The outside face of a wall or any other constructed work. See perpend.

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