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vestiary

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire
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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈvɛstɪəɹi/

Etymology 1

From Old French vestiarie, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vestiarium, from vestis ‘clothing’.

Noun

Singular
vestiary

Plural
vestiaries

vestiary (vestiaries)
  1. A dressing room or storeroom for clothes.

Etymology 2

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vestiarius, from vestis as Etymology 1, above.

Adjective

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Positive
vestiary

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Pertaining to clothes or clothing.
    • 2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 39:
      The Professor was left to stare into the depths of his ancient hat, as if it were a vestiary expression of his present situation.

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