Ves"ture (?; 135), n. [OF. vesture, vesteure, F. veture, LL. vestitura, from L. vestire to clothe, dress. See Vest, v. t., and cf. Vestiture.]
A garment or garments; a robe; clothing; dress; apparel; vestment; covering; envelope.
Approach, and kiss her sacred vesture's hem.
Rocks, precipices, and gulfs, appareled with a vesture of plants.
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.
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