French revêtir, literally, to clothe, put on, from Old French revestir, from Latin revestire, from re- + vestire to clothe — more at vest entry 2
1812, in the meaning defined above
“Revet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revet. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.
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