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Meaning of VESTURE

Pronunciation:  'veschur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  covering designed to be worn on a person's body
  2. [n]  something that covers or cloaks like a garment; "fields in a vesture of green"
  3. [v]  provide or cover with vesture
 

VESTURE is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: apparel, article of clothing, clothes, clothing, wear, wearing apparel
 
 See Also: accessory, accouterment, accoutrement, apparel, array, attire, beachwear, black, blue, brace, change, civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, clothe, consumer goods, cover, covering, covering, dress, dress, duds, enclothe, finery, fit out, footwear, gallus, garb, garb, garment, garment, gray, grey, G-string, habilitate, handwear, headdress, headgear, knitwear, leisure wear, lounger, natural covering, neckpiece, nightclothes, nightwear, outerwear, overclothes, plain clothes, protective garment, raiment, raiment, regalia, slip-on, slops, sportswear, street clothes, suspender, threads, tog, togs, uniform, wardrobe, work-clothes, work-clothing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.
                                               --Milton.

         Rocks, precipices, and gulfs, appareled with a
         vesture of plants.                    --Bentley.

         There polished chests embroidered vestures graced.
                                               --Pope.

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.

 

 

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