No, the U.S. would have to vest its hopes in the Iranian military, which was still loyal to the shah.
The Boulder police chief, Mark Beckner, is keeping his cards close to his vest.
I pressed the dime-sized rubber button on my vest, which was linked to my radio.
No one came close to her performance in “The vest,” the episode she submitted to voters.
I have some first hand knowledge of just how far Apple will go to keep things close to the vest.
A saffron-coloured mantle and a richly embroidered Median vest glittered on the person of the venerable Artaphernes.
The colonel passed into his bedroom and took off his coat and vest.
In obtaining the articles, he may have wrapped them up in a handkerchief which he has hidden in the front of his vest.
A satyr lifts her vest, while Silenus and other figures look on in admiration.
"We won't be held up—not if I show this," said the detective, and exhibited the badge pinned to his vest.
1610s, "loose outer garment" (worn by men in Eastern countries or in ancient times), from French veste, from Italian vesta, veste "robe, gown," from Latin vestis, from vestire "to clothe" (see vest (v.)). The sleeveless garment worn by men beneath the coat was introduced by Charles II.
The King hath yesterday, in Council, declared his resolution of setting a fashion for clothes .... It will be a vest, I know not well how; but it is to teach the nobility thrift. [Pepys, "Diary," Oct. 8, 1666]