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vesture

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noun ves·ture \ˈves-chər, ˈvesh-\

Definition of vesture

  1. 1 a :  a covering garment (as a robe or vestment) b :  clothing, apparel

  2. 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


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vesture

verb ves·ture

Definition of vesture

ves·turedves·tur·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with vesture :  clothe



Examples of vesture

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



15th Century

First Known Use of vesture

15th century


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