vestiary

[ves-tee-er-ee]

Origin of vestiary

1615–25; < Medieval Latin vestiārius, equivalent to vesti(s) (see vest) + -ārius -ary
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Historical Examples of vestiary

  • The High Mass was superb with orchestral music and the most sumptuous robes of the vestiary.

    Spanish Highways and Byways

    Katharine Lee Bates


British Dictionary definitions for vestiary

vestiary

noun plural -aries
  1. obsolete a room for storing clothes or dressing in, such as a vestry
adjective
  1. rare of or relating to clothes

Word Origin for vestiary

C17: from Late Latin vestiārius, from vestis clothing
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