Note to Hamlet, 4.7.80: "his sables and his weeds"

Act 4, Scene 7, line 80
his sables and his weeds i.e., its characteristic garments.  —"Sables" are rich robes trimmed in the dark, soft, expensive fur of the sable; such robes are appropriate to "settled age," i.e., an old wealthy man. "Weeds" are garments, especially garments suitable to a solemn occasion, as in "widow's weeds."