Webster 1913 Edition
vêtement, fr. L.
vestireto clothe, fr.
vestisa garment, clothing. See
A covering or garment; some part of clothing or dress; specifically
any priestly garment.“Royal vestiment.”
Chaucer.“Priests in holy vestments.”
The sculptor could not give
vestmentssuitable to the quality of the persons represented.
Webster 1828 Edition
A garment; some part of clothing or dress; especially some part of outer clothing; but it is not restricted to any particular garment.
The sculptor could not give vestments suitable to the quality of the persons represented.