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 for vesture
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vesture \Ves"ture\ (?; 135), n. [OF. vesture, vesteure, F.
     v[^e]ture, LL. vestitura, from L. vestire to clothe, dress.
     See Vest, v. t., and cf. Vestiture.]
     1. A garment or garments; a robe; clothing; dress; apparel;
        vestment; covering; envelope. --Piers Plowman.
        [1913 Webster]
              Approach, and kiss her sacred vesture's hem.
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              Rocks, precipices, and gulfs, appareled with a
              vesture of plants.                    --Bentley.
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              There polished chests embroidered vestures graced.
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     2. (O. Eng. Law)
        (a) The corn, grass, underwood, stubble, etc., with which
            land was covered; as, the vesture of an acre.
        (b) Seizin; possession.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: something that covers or cloaks like a garment; "fields in
           a vesture of green"
      2: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body [syn:
         clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear,
         wearable, habiliment]
      v 1: provide or cover with a cloak

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