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  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Habiliment) A feature of all modern human societies is the wearing of clothing, a category encompassing a wide variety of materials that cover the body. — “Clothing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Commodore was named by his mother. He was born in Hawkins County, Tennessee and raised on Owens had red hair and had adopted the habiliment of a typical cowboy as evidenced by the. — “Commodore Perry Owens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The page you are currently viewing is an archive page. While you can leave answers for any questions shown When a cop retires, do they get to keep their habiliment, badge, truncheon, police radio, gun, etc.? I was hoping the article (or. — “Wikipedia:Reference desk/Archives/Miscellaneous/2008 August”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • –That persons of quality and fortune distinguished themselves by the fineness and whiteness of their clothes; which colour (next to purple, which was appropriated to the great offices) they most affected, and wore on their birth-days and public rejoicings.–That it appeared from the best historians of those times, that they frequently sent their clothes to the fuller, to be clean'd and whitened:–but that the inferior people, to avoid that expence, generally wore brown clothes, and of a something coarser texture,–till towards the beginning of Augustus's reign, when the slave dressed like his master, and almost every distinction of habiliment was lost, but the Latus Clavus. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne

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