vesture

noun
ves·​ture | \ˈves-chər, ˈvesh-\

Definition of vesture 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : a covering garment (such as a robe or vestment)

b : clothing, apparel

2 : something that covers like a garment

vesture

verb
vestured; vesturing

Definition of vesture (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to cover with vesture : clothe

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Examples of vesture in a Sentence

Noun

the man's sober vesture contrasted sharply with his companion's festive finery

Verb

vestured like a queen for her grand birthday party

First Known Use of vesture

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vesture

Noun

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from vestir to clothe — more at vest entry 2

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

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