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Definition of "vesture" []

  • Clothing; apparel. (noun)
  • Something that covers or cloaks: hills in a vesture of mist. (noun)
  • To cover with vesture; clothe. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vesture" in a sentence
  • "The vesture is a lighter color than the traditional dark purple."
  • "By baptism we be regenerate, and when we shall have passed the time of this exile, he shall clothe us of double vesture, that is to wit of body and soul in glory."
  • "The spiritual exhilaration by it was mistaken for that caused by new wine (Ac 2: 13-17; Eph 5: 18). belly -- that is, the vesture on it."