vesture


1ves·ture

noun \ˈves-chər, ˈvesh-\

Definition of VESTURE

1
a :  a covering garment (as a robe or vestment)
b :  clothing, apparel
2
:  something that covers like a garment

Examples of VESTURE

  1. <the man's sober vesture contrasted sharply with his companion's festive finery>

Origin of VESTURE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from vestir to clothe — more at vest
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with VESTURE

2vesture

transitive verb
ves·turedves·tur·ing

Definition of VESTURE

:  to cover with vesture :  clothe

Examples of VESTURE

  1. <vestured like a queen for her grand birthday party>

First Known Use of VESTURE

15th century

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