A new harbour-bill was applied for, and obtained, vesting the shore-dues permanently in a board of trustees.
The responsibility of vesting any man or any woman with such power was immense.
The rule with respect to the vesting of legacies payable out of real estate is somewhat different.
What are the reasons for vesting Congress with the right to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States?
It had given importance to the House, by vesting them with the sole power of originating money bills.
This vesting of endowments in a religious house was already familiar at both universities.
The Bill now introduced gave protection to the class in question by vesting in the County Court judges a new jurisdiction, viz.
Copyright comes within the vesting section of the Bankruptcy Act and passes to the trustee of a bankrupt owner.
Everywhere the system of vesting executive power in a president holding office for a term of years was adopted.
An Act of March 3, 1795, provided for vesting in the sinking fund the surplus revenues of each year.
1610s, "loose outer garment" (worn by men in Eastern countries or in ancient times), from French veste, from Italian vesta, veste "robe, gown," from Latin vestis, from vestire "to clothe" (see vest (v.)). The sleeveless garment worn by men beneath the coat was introduced by Charles II.
The King hath yesterday, in Council, declared his resolution of setting a fashion for clothes .... It will be a vest, I know not well how; but it is to teach the nobility thrift. [Pepys, "Diary," Oct. 8, 1666]
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