canonicals

plural noun
ca·​non·​i·​cals | \ kə-ˈnä-ni-kəlz How to pronounce canonicals (audio) \

Definition of canonicals

: the vestments prescribed by canon for an officiating clergyman

First Known Use of canonicals

1748, in the meaning defined above

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“Canonicals.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canonicals. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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