Definition of Vestment. Meaning of Vestment. Synonyms of Vestment

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Definition of Vestment

Vestment
Vestment Vest"ment, n. [OE. vestement, vestiment, OF. vestement, vestiment, F. v[^e]tement, fr. L. vestimentum, fr. vestire to clothe, fr. vestis a garment, clothing. See Vest.] A covering or garment; some part of clothing or dress; specifically (Eccl.), any priestly garment. ``Royal vestiment.' --Chaucer. ``Priests in holy vestments.' --Shak. The sculptor could not give vestments suitable to the quality of the persons represented. --Dryden.

Meaning of Vestment from wikipedia

- Vestments are liturgical garments and articles ****ociated primarily with the Christian religion, especially by Eastern Churches, Catholics (of all rites)...
- Pontifical vestments, also referred to as episcopal vestments or pontificals, are the liturgical vestments worn by bishops (and by concession some other...
- The stole is a liturgical vestment of various Christian denominations. It consists of a band of colored cloth, formerly usually of silk, about seven and...
- The maniple is a liturgical vestment used primarily within the Catholic Church, and occasionally used by some Anglo-Catholic and Lutheran clergy. It is...
- "shoulder"; thus a garment worn "over the shoulder[s]"), is a liturgical vestment worn exclusively by bishops mostly in the Roman Catholic Church. It is...
- outermost liturgical vestment worn by clergy for the celebration of the Eucharist in Western-tradition Christian churches that use full vestments, primarily in...
- The vestments controversy or vestarian controversy arose in the English Reformation, ostensibly concerning vestments or clerical dress. It was initiated...
- little forward but not completely off the left hip. The fascia is not a vestment, but is part of choir dress and is also used in more solemn everyday dress...
- The alb (from the Latin albus, meaning white), one of the liturgical vestments of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian/ Reformed...
- liturgical vestment in the Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican, United Methodist, and some other churches. When used, it is the proper vestment of a deacon...