Definitions for vestureˈvɛs tʃər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ves•tureˈvɛs tʃər(n.; v.)-tured, -tur•ing.

  1. (n.)Law. everything growing on and covering the land, as grass or wheat, with the exception of trees.

    Category: Law

  2. Archaic. clothing; garments. something that covers like a garment; covering.

  3. (v.t.)Archaic. to clothe or cover.

Origin of vesture:

1300–50; ME < AF; OF vesteure蠐 L vestīt(us), ptp. of vestīre

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vesture(noun)

    something that covers or cloaks like a garment

    "fields in a vesture of green"

  2. clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment(verb)

    a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

  3. vesture(verb)

    provide or cover with a cloak


  1. vesture(Noun)

    A covering of or like clothing.

  2. vesture(Verb)

    To clothe.

  3. Origin: from vesteüre, from *, from Latin vestitus, past participle of vestio, from vestis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vesture(verb)

    a garment or garments; a robe; clothing; dress; apparel; vestment; covering; envelope

  2. Vesture(verb)

    the corn, grass, underwood, stubble, etc., with which land was covered; as, the vesture of an acre

  3. Vesture(verb)

    seizin; possession

Translations for vesture

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a description usually in writing of past events, ways of life etc

I'm writing a history of Scotland.

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