humeral veil

noun

Definition of humeral veil

: an oblong vestment worn around the shoulders and over the hands by a priest holding a sacred vessel

First Known Use of humeral veil

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Humeral veil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/humeral%20veil. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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