vesture (n.) Old form(s): Vesture
garment, clothing, garb, costume
Cor II.i.226[Brutus to Sicinius, of Coriolanus] nor on him put / The napless vesture of humility
JC III.ii.197[Antony to all] what weep you when you but behold / Our Caesar's vesture wounded?
MV V.i.64[Lorenzo to Jessica, of harmony in immortal souls] whilst this muddy vesture of decay / Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it
Oth II.i.64[Cassio to Montano, of Desdemona] One that ... in th'essential vesture of creation / Does tire the ingener
TG II.iv.158[Valentine to Proteus, of carrying Silvia's train] lest the base earth / Should from her vesture chance to steal a kiss
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