humeral veil


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

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of humeral veil was in 1853

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“Humeral veil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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