(Ves"try*man) n.; pl. Vestrymen A member of a vestry; especially (Prot. Epis. Ch.), a
member other than a warden. See Vestry.
(Ves"ture) n. [OF. vesture, vesteure, F. vêture, LL. vestitura, from L. vestire to clothe, dress.
See Vest, v. t., and cf. Vestiture.]
1. A garment or garments; a robe; clothing; dress; apparel; vestment; covering; envelope. Piers Plowman.
Approach, and kiss her sacred vesture's hem.Milton.
Rocks, precipices, and gulfs, appareled with a vesture of plants.Bentley.
There polished chests embroidered vestures graced.Pope.
2. (O. Eng. Law) (a) The corn, grass, underwood, stubble, etc., with which land was covered; as, the
vesture of an acre. (b) Seizin; possession.
(Ves"tured) a. Covered with vesture or garments; clothed; enveloped.
We be vestured with poor cloth.Ld. Berners.
(Ve*su"vi*an) a. [Cf. F. Vésuvien, It. Vesuviano.] Of or pertaining to Vesuvius, a volcano
(Ve*su"vi*an), n. [G. vesuvian. See Vesuvian, a.] (Min.) Vesuvianite.
(Ve*su"vi*an*ite) n. (Min.) A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, and also massive, of
a brown to green color, rarely sulphur yellow and blue. It is a silicate of alumina and lime with some iron
magnesia, and is common at Vesuvius. Also called idocrase.
(Ve*su"vine) n. A trade name for a brown dyestuff obtained from certain basic azo compounds
of benzene; called also Bismarck brown, Manchester brown, etc.