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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VESTURE

And over herself she dropped a vesture of joy to greet him when he should step forth.

To one side of it the farms lay, brown and gold in their autumn vesture.

All that he does and brings to pass is the vesture of a book.

All that he does, and brings to pass, is the vesture of a Thought.

They differ widely in vesture; yet look at them intrinsically.

He has spent every energy of his life here, in building the vesture.

The difference, however, is in the vesture that the esthetic ideal assumes.

Insulted by a lazy ribald With idle pipe and vesture piebald?

It was love which made Him assume the vesture of human flesh.

Never had the garb of respectability been so battered into the vesture of disrepute.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Anglo-French and Old French vesture, from Vulgar Latin *vestitura "vestments, clothing," from Latin vestivus, past participle of vestire "to clothe" (see wear).

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