Re*vest" (?), v. t. [OF reverstir, F. revetir, L. revestire; pref. re- re- + vestire to clothe, fr. vestis a garment. See Vestry, and cf. Revet.]

1.

To clothe again; to cover, as with a robe; to robe.

Her, nathless, . . . the enchanter< id thus revest and decked with due habiliments. Spenser.

2.

To vest again with possession or office; as, to revest a magistrate with authority.

 

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Re*vest", v. i.

To take effect or vest again, as a title; to revert to former owner; as, the title or right revels in A after alienation.

 

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