chasuble

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noun cha·su·ble \ˈcha-zə-bəl, -zhə-, -sə-\

Definition of chasuble

  1. :  a sleeveless outer vestment worn by the officiating priest at mass

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Origin and Etymology of chasuble

Middle English chesible, from Anglo-French chesible, chasuble, from Late Latin casubla hooded garment


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