vestural

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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