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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vesture  \Ves"ture\  (?;  135),  n.  [OF.  vesture,  vesteure,  F. 
  v[^e]ture,  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. 
  Approach,  and  kiss  her  sacred  vesture's  hem. 
  Rocks,  precipices,  and  gulfs,  appareled  with  a 
  vesture  of  plants.  --Bentley. 
  There  polished  chests  embroidered  vestures  graced. 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  covering  designed  to  be  worn  on  a  person's  body  [syn:  {clothing}, 
  {clothes},  {apparel},  {wearing  apparel},  {wear}] 
  v  :  provide  or  cover  with  vesture 

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