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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.
Approach, and kiss her sacred vesture's hem.
Rocks, precipices, and gulfs, appareled with a
vesture of plants. --Bentley.
There polished chests embroidered vestures graced.
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.
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,
v 1: provide or cover with a cloak
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