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cassock

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noun cas·sock \ˈka-sək\

Simple Definition of cassock

  • : a long gown worn by a priest

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cassock

  1. :  a close-fitting ankle-length garment worn especially in Roman Catholic and Anglican churches by the clergy and by laypersons assisting in services

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Origin and Etymology of cassock

Middle French casaque


First Known Use: 1631

Rhymes with cassock



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