What does the word vest mean?

Usage examples for vest

  1. She silently reached out to him, and he, understanding, took the rings from his vest pocket and dropped them into her open palm. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. Finally, he dropped it carefully into his inside vest pocket, as though it were a rare treasure. – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  3. In Florida it was too warm to play with either coat or vest, so both were discarded and shirt sleeves rolled up. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon