GARMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GARMENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
garment
 n.  any article of clothing, as coat or gown
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  The lace- trimmed petticoat beneath was the last garment she possessed that was pretty--and whole.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  Rhett had brought her that linen and lace from Nassau on the last boat he slipped through the blockade and she had worked a week to make the garment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  Crouching back against the wall, Melanie pulled the ragged linen garment over her head and silently tossed it to Scarlett, shielding herself as best she could with her arms.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  He yelled louder at this treatment and she hastily tightened the triangular garment about his threshing legs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  Opening Aunt Pitty's closet she removed a black broadcloth cloak, a thin fall garment which Pitty used only for Sunday wear, and put it on.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
6  Mr. Pontellier had prepared for bed, but he slipped on an extra garment.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XI
7  The conditions of her life were in no way changed, but her whole existence was dulled, like a faded garment which seems to be no longer worth wearing.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVI
8  That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIX
9  All the tearing emotion of the last few hours seemed to fall away from her like a somber, uncomfortable garment, which she had but to loosen to be rid of.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXVIII
10  His nether garment was a yellow nankeen, closely fitted to the shape, and tied at his bunches of knees by large knots of white ribbon, a good deal sullied by use.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
11  He came flying back from a brook waving his garment bannerlike.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
12  Therefore, pride compasseth them as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
13  She was dressed in a single filthy, ragged garment, made of bagging; and stood with her hands demurely folded before her.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
14  He bears no letter of infamy wrought into his garment, as thou dost, but I shall read it on his heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
15  On this public holiday, as on all other occasions for seven years past, Hester was clad in a garment of coarse gray cloth.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
Example Sentence:
1  The heat will contract the woollen garment.
2  A caftan is a voluminous garment; most people wearing one look as if they're draped in a small tent.
3  I am of the opinion that a cardigan is by definition a button-front sleeved garment.
4  A small, glittering ornament, such as a rhinestone or a sequin, applied to fabric or a garment.
5  The police in Bangladesh charged the owners of a garment factory and 11 of their employees with culpable homicide in the deaths of 112 workers in a fire last year that came to symbolize the appalling working conditions in the country's dominant textile industry.
6  I don't need to see a label to identify the provenance of a garment that someone is wearing.
7  In his grief, he tried to rend his garments.
8  I visited a shop or two, slipped the letter into the post-office, and came back through heavy rain, with streaming garments, but with a relieved heart.