stole

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1stole

Definition of STOLE

past of steal

2stole

noun \ˈstōl\

: a long, wide piece of clothing that is usually worn across the shoulders

Full Definition of STOLE

1
:  a long loose garment :  robe
2
:  an ecclesiastical vestment consisting of a long usually silk band worn traditionally around the neck by bishops and priests and over the left shoulder by deacons
3
:  a long wide scarf or similar covering worn by women usually across the shoulders

Origin of STOLE

Middle English, from Old English, from Latin stola, from Greek stolē equipment, robe, from stellein to set up, make ready
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

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