Definitions

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  • n. Clothing; clothes

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete variant of vestment.

Etymologies

Old French vestement, vestiment, Latin vestiō ("to clothe") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Badsworth Church, - Badsworth Barn we calls it, - for'tain't nowt but a barn which Mr. Leveson keeps 'Igh as' Igh with a bit o 'tinsel an' six candles, though it's the mis'ablest place ye ever set eyes on, an '' e do look a caution 'isself with what' e calls a vestiment

    God's Good Man

  • Stoles and in a religious habit, whereof I am not forbidden to speake, considering that many persons saw me at that time: there I was commanded to stand upon a seate of wood, which stood in the middle of the temple, before the figure and remembrance of the goddesse; my vestiment was of fine linnen, covered and embroidered with flowers.

    The Golden Asse

  • 'ave to purcess an' vestiment by 'isself, for Weircombe wont' elp 'im.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

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