vestiary

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noun ves·ti·ary \ˈves-tē-ˌer-ē, ˈvesh-chē-\

Definition of vestiary

  1. 1 :  a room where clothing is kept

  2. 2 :  clothing, raiment

Examples of vestiary in a sentence

  1. <in Gainsborough's paintings women are almost always portrayed in a varicolored vestiary of satin and silk>

Origin and Etymology of vestiary

Middle English vestiarie, from Latin vestiarium — more at vestry


First Known Use: 14th century


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