the formal bestowal, confirmation, or presentation of rank, office, or a possessory or prescriptive right, usually involving the giving of insignia or an official title.
the state of being invested
, as with a garment, quality, or office.
something that covers or adorns.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English
< Medieval Latin investītūra,
equivalent to investīt
) (past participle of investīre
to install; see invest
) + -ūra -ure
is always a great word to know.
So is callithumpian. Does it mean: