Originally, clothes were only worn for adornment or for protection against the cold.
I had brought rich materials, jewels and flowers for Rose's adornment.
"One thing more for your adornment and you'll be ready," promised Miss Smith.
It had gone to Constantinople, he said, for the adornment of the favorite sultana.
Here, as in the adornment of the palace, the most splendid lavishness had been employed.
The fire was the only adornment; all else was cheap, and some of it was tawdry.
The wearer had earned his adornment with the work of his hands.
The old simplicity had given way to elegance and luxury of adornment.
A bunch of violets seemed more appropriate for her adornment.
You already carry a red cross: let that be your only adornment.