vestment

Part of speech: noun

An article of dress; robe of state.

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Usage examples "vestment":

  1. 1. Vestment of power, term, qualifications, election, etc. - "Studies in Civics", James T. McCleary.
  2. Shamelessly He clothed himself with the name of the tsarevich As with a stolen vestment. - "Boris Godunov A Drama in Verse", Alexander Pushkin Rendered into English verse by Alfred Hayes.
  3. He was the first officiating minister we ever saw wearing the academical hood over the ordinary vestment. - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.