vesture definition by Webster's New World
- Now Rare
- clothing; garments; apparel
- a covering; wrapper
- Law everything growing on land except trees, as grass or grain
Origin: Old French ; from Vulgar Latin vestitura ; from Classical Latin vestire, to clothe: see vest
vesture definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Clothing; apparel.
- Something that covers or cloaks: hills in a vesture of mist.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *vestītūra, from Latin vestītus, past participle of vestīre, to clothe, from vestis, garment; see vest.