vested

Part of speech: adjective

Having vestments; robed.

Part of speech: adjective

Held by a tenure subject to no contingency.

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Usage examples "vested":

  1. Upon the left hand four made holiday Vested in purple, following the measure Of one of them with three eyes m her head. - "Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete", Dante Alighieri.
  2. The eight oldest Fellows at any time in residence, together with the Master, have the government of the college vested in them. - "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.
  3. I went to bed in dull misery, longing to go to sleep and forget all my troubles of mind and body together; but while the body vested, the mind would not. - "Daisy", Elizabeth Wetherell.