vesture

[ves-cher]
noun
1.
Law.
a.
everything growing on and covering the land, with the exception of trees.
b.
any such covering, as grass or wheat.
2.
Archaic.
a.
clothing; garments.
b.
something that covers like a garment; covering.
verb (used with object), vestured, vesturing.
3.
Archaic. to clothe or cover.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French vesteure < Vulgar Latin *vestītūra, equivalent to Latin vestīt(us), past participle of vestīre (see vest) + -ūra -ure

vestural, adjective
nonvesture, noun
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vesture (ˈvɛstʃə)
 
n
1.  archaic a garment or something that seems like a garment: a vesture of cloud
2.  law
 a.  everything except trees that grows on the land
 b.  a product of the land, such as grass, wheat, etc
 
vb
3.  archaic (tr) to clothe
 
[C14: from Old French, from vestir, from Latin vestīre, from vestis clothing]
 
'vestural
 
adj

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vesture
c.1300, from Anglo-Fr. and O.Fr. vesture, from V.L. *vestitura "vestments, clothing," from L. vestivus, pp. of vestire "to clothe" (see wear).
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Example sentences
The company manufactures and sells liturgical vesture for clergy and churches.
They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.
They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots.
Nature here offers herself to his contemplation clothed in the splendid vesture
  of tropical vegetation.
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