ves·​ti·​ary | \ ˈve-stē-ˌer-ē How to pronounce vestiary (audio) , ˈvesh-chē- \

Definition of vestiary

1 : a room where clothing is kept

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

First Known Use of vestiary

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vestiary

Middle English vestiarie, from Latin vestiarium — more at vestry

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The first known use of vestiary was in the 14th century

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“Vestiary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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