Habiliments

I’ve been spending my time on photography of late and neglected my vocabulary.  Ah the work of self-betterment.

This word from Edgar Allan Poe’s The Man of the Crowd brought me back though.   It is an archaic word for clothing from the old French “to fit out,” from the Latin habilis or “handy.”

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