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ves·ti·ar·y

 (vĕs′tē-ĕr′ē, -chē-)
adj.
Of or relating to clothes.
n. pl. ves·ti·ar·ies
A dressing room, cloakroom, or vestry.

[Latin vestiārius, from vestis, garment; see vest. N., from Middle English vestiarie, from Old French, from Medieval Latin vestiārium, from Latin, wardrobe, from neuter of vestiārius, of clothes.]

vestiary

(ˈvɛstɪərɪ)
n, pl -aries
obsolete a room for storing clothes or dressing in, such as a vestry
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) rare of or relating to clothes
[C17: from Late Latin vestiārius, from vestis clothing]

ves•ti•ar•y

(ˈvɛs tiˌɛr i)

adj.
pertaining to garments or vestments.
[1615–25; < Medieval Latin vestiārius, derivative of Latin vesti(s) (see vest)]

Vestiary

 a room in which clothes are kept, hence, a collection of clothes, 1450.
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