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- n. The hairs of plants, invertebrates and other non-mammalian organisms, taken as a whole.
- n. Investiture (of a person with a specific role, powers etc.).
- n. Clothes, clothing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Investiture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The manufacture or preparation of cloth.
- n. Investiture.
- n. In zoology, the hairs, scales, etc., covering a surface: as, the vestiture of the thorax of an insect.
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- n. an archaic term for clothing
When a wreck happens he becomes a potentate in pyjamas, and with his dusky wives, dressed in bright vestiture, fares sumptuously.
The chaste trees had been incontinently stripped of their decent white vestiture, leaving their limbs naked and bare.
The contrast between the robes of concealment and her present revelatory vestiture, more suitable for a property girl, must be particularly, and shockingly, dramatic to her, who knew her own antecedents and station.
In nature, variety spreads a curious interest over all her vestiture.
Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women On the Various Duties of Life, Physical, Intellectual, And Moral Development; Self-Culture, Improvement, Dress, Beauty, Fashion, Employment, Education, The Home Relations, Their Duties To Young Men, Marriage, Womanhood And Happiness.
T.n minutes later, when Coach Corridan and the Gold and Green squad climbed the bluff to the field back of Camp Bannister, for morning signal drill, their last memory was of T. Haviland Hicks, Jr., arrayed in radiant vestiture, his chair tilted against the bunkhouse -- the chords of the banjo, and his foghorn voice drifting to them on the warm September air:
Bald: without hair or other surface vestiture: see bare.
Naked: not clothed: lacking vestiture: a pupa when not inclosed in a cocoon or other covering.
Nudity: the state of being naked or bare of vestiture.
Nude - us: naked: a surface devoid of hair, scales or other vestiture.
Italy several collections favouring the reform of Gregory VII and supporting the Holy See in the in vestiture strife; some of the authors utilized for their works the Roman archives.