What does the word vesture mean?

Usage examples for vesture

  1. He thought of Meynell, of the eager refinement, the clean idealism, the visionary kindness of the man- and compared it with the " muddy vesture," mental and physical, of Meynell's accuser. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  2. I looked, when Sunday came, that he should be clad in raiment of more than ordinary fitness and splendour, but the only changes that I could perceive from the week- day vesture consisted in a tall hat, which somebody had mistaken for an opera hat on some occasion, and a long strip of rag wound round a cut finger, while his wife, who had recently been on the glaciers, appeared in a low cut dress, so that she presented a curious piebald appearance. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  3. So she showed him of the chapel, and of the hollow stone, and of how to spoil the Were- Wolf of his vesture. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France