(?; 135), n. [OF. vesture, vesteure, F. vture, LL. vestitura, from L. vestire to clothe, dress. See Vest, v. t., and cf. Vestiture.] 1. A garment or garments; a robe; clothing; dress; apparel; vestment; covering; envelope. Piers Plowman.
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Approach, and kiss her sacred vesture's hem.
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Rocks, precipices, and gulfs, appareled with a vesture of plants.
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There polished chests embroidered vestures graced.
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2. (O. Eng. Law) (a) The corn, grass, underwood, stubble, etc., with which land was covered; as, the vesture of an acre. (b) Seizin; possession.
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