cassock

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noun cas·sock \ˈka-sək\

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

Origin and Etymology of cassock

Medieval French casaque


First Known Use: 1631


CASSOCK Defined for English Language Learners

cassock

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noun cas·sock \ˈka-sək\

Definition of cassock for English Language Learners

  • : a long gown worn by a priest



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