- Now Rare
- clothing; garments; apparel
- a covering; wrapper
- Law everything growing on land except trees, as grass or grain
Origin of vestureOld French ; from Vulgar Latin vestitura ; from Classical Latin vestire, to clothe: see vest
- Clothing; apparel.
- Something that covers or cloaks: hills in a vesture of mist.
transitive verbves·tured, ves·tur·ing, ves·tures
Origin of vestureMiddle English, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *vestītūra, from Latin vestītus, past participle of vestīre, to clothe, from vestis, garment; see vest.
(third-person singular simple present vestures, present participle vesturing, simple past and past participle vestured)
- (archaic) To clothe.
Middle English, from Old French vesteure, from Vulgar Latin vestitura (“clothing"), from Latin vestitus, perfect passive participle of vestiÅ (“to clothe"), from vestis (“garment").