What does the word vestment mean?

Usage examples for vestment

  1. 1. Vestment of power, term, qualifications, election, etc. – Studies in Civics by 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 by 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 by Henry Scadding