Par"a*ment (?), n. [Sp. paramento, from parar to prepare, L. parare.]

Ornamental hangings, furniture, etc., as of a state apartment; rich and elegant robes worn by men of rank; -- chiefly in the plural.

[Obs.]

Lords in paraments on their coursers. Chaucer.

Chamber of paraments, presence chamber of a monarch.

 

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