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cassock

Christianity an ankle-length garment, usually black, worn by priests and choristers
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A sheepskin coat and a cassock hung on nails by the door.
He hastily wrapped the stump in the skirt of his cassock, and pressing it to his hip went back into the room, and standing in front of the woman, lowered his eyes and asked in a low voice:
She looked down and saw that blood was flowing from his hand and down his cassock.
He heard them and, as always at moments of temptation, he repeated the words, 'Lead us not into temptation,' and bowing his head and lowering his eyes went past the ambo and in by the north door, avoiding the canons in their cassocks who were just then passing the altar-screen.
he is a bully and so am I; his cassock is a burden to him and I imagine I have had enough of mine; in fact, there is so much resemblance between us that I sometimes believe he is Aramis and I am the coadjutor.
``You may look at their cassocks close by,'' said Wamba, ``and see whether they be thy children's coats or no for they are as like thine own, as one green pea-cod is to another.''
A clerical clothing manufacturer has launched the first-ever plastic cassock in an attempt to make priestly clothing more eco-friendly.
She is also a chaplain to the Queen, as indicated by her red cassock.
I put on the cassock that dusted the floor and the white overblouse starched by the nuns.
Here's hoping we see Kim Kardashian rocking a black cassock on the gala's red carpet.
I have always attended churches where the clergy are in vestments, and now that I serve at the altar, there is something very special about setting aside my "normal" clothes, putting on a cassock and knowing that now I am not just Brooke, but that I am doing a very particular job with sacred meaning.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A video recording of a 1995 conference held by now-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an, in which he says that he would even wear a cassock if it helped his ideals be represented in the political power, has caused a resurgence of the old controversy over whether Erdoy-an was committing "takiyyah," meaning to lie to disguise one's real intentions, during his early career.