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vesture Line breaks: ves|ture
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛstʃə/

Definition of vesture in English:


[mass noun] literary
Clothing; dress: a man garbed in ancient vesture
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  • He was quite comfortable in presiding at the Lord's Supper in this vesture because it befit the ministry he had chosen.
  • The chance of seeing him take a backwards flip in full Sunday vesture was too dazzlingly promising.
  • In addition some suspected that liberals might find themselves in the dock for failing, contrary to church law, to wear proper church vesture such as cassock and surplice.


Middle English: from Old French, based on Latin vestire 'clothe'.

Words that rhyme with vesture

divesture, gesture

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