Origin of vesting
- dress; apparel.
- an outer garment, robe, or gown.
- an ecclesiastical vestment.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of vest
Related Words for vestingempower, endow, bestow, confer, invest, pertain, belong, consign, settle, place, lodge, furnish
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Historical Examples of vesting
The responsibility of vesting any man or any woman with such power was immense.Great Ralegh
Hugh De Selincourt
Everywhere the system of vesting executive power in a president holding office for a term of years was adopted.South America Observations and Impressions
What are the reasons for vesting Congress with the right to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States?
This vesting of endowments in a religious house was already familiar at both universities.Cambridge
Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
The rule with respect to the vesting of legacies payable out of real estate is somewhat different.The Curiosities and Law of Wills
Word Origin for 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]