Definitions

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  • adjective Covered with vesture or garments; clothed; enveloped.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of vesture.

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Examples

  • He saw the processional of world brotherhood tramp steadily through the paling sunset; saffron-vestured Mandarin marching by flax-faced Norseman and languid South Sea Islander — the diverse peoples toward whom he had always yearned.

    Our Mr. Wrenn

  • He was vestured in white when I met him by chance in the town;

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-02-04

  • An honest-minded chub may anywhere be expected to be led astray by a prettily-vestured minnow, and there is no disgrace attaching to its character if it allows itself to be seduced by a well-spun gudgeon; but to tackle a 4-oz. dead roach, and be ignominiously finished off by a coarse gorge hook, is not exactly what one looks for.

    Lines in Pleasant Places Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler

  • Bright-vestured Peace, who first beneath their yoke

    The Elegies of Tibullus Being the Consolations of a Roman Lover Done in English Verse

  • Then the nun-like Twilight came, violet vestured and still,

    How the Flag Became Old Glory

  • Along the wide road a man, vestured in indigo, preceded a shaggy camel, marching no longer drearily, but with the insolent pride of his position as chief of the desert beasts stamped in the uneven pace.

    DEVELOPMENT A NOVEL BY W. BRYHER WITH A PREFACE BY AMY LOWELL

  • He saw the processional of world brotherhood tramp steadily through the paling sunset; saffron-vestured Mandarin marching by flax-faced Norseman and languid South Sea Islander -- the diverse peoples toward whom he had always yearned.

    Our Mr. Wrenn, the Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

  • But these great Beasts, vestured in angry orange, three stings from which -- so 't was averred -- would kill a horse, these were of a different kidney, and their warning drone suggested prudence and retreat.

    The Golden Age

  • He saw the processional of world brotherhood tramp steadily through the paling sunset; saffron-vestured Mandarin marching by flax-faced Norseman and languid South Sea Islander -- the diverse peoples toward whom he had always yearned.

    Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

  • To face the world at forty-three, with wife and children and threepence-halfpenny, and the once attendant hope replaced by black-vestured doom!

    The Fortunate Youth

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