- everything growing on and covering the land, with the exception of trees.
- any such covering, as grass or wheat.
- clothing; garments.
- something that covers like a garment; covering.
Origin of vesture
OTHER WORDS FROM vestureves·tur·al, adjectivenon·ves·ture, noun
Words nearby vesture
How to use vesture in a sentence
Wrapped in their fiery vesture and shroud of flame, they yet exulted in their glorious victory.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
At the moment of the Revolution everyone, according to his aspirations, dressed the new belief in a different rational vesture.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.
They have to hope: they have to believe that as a vesture they shall be changed, and that the new will be better than the old.
He was looking through and beyond them, at the vesture, ragged and soaked with blood, which so indubitably wanted changing.
British Dictionary definitions for vesture
- everything except trees that grows on the land
- a product of the land, such as grass, wheat, etc