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cassock

Christianity an ankle-length garment, usually black, worn by priests and choristers
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Then from Sunday to Wednesday at midday--his week so neatly cut in half--he performed his service at the uptown altar, neatly cassocked above the polished pews.
Nehru at a Sufi shrine, Nehru in a Sikh turban, the mandatory presence of cassocked padres, bearded ulema, Buddhist monks, and Hindu priests at the annual commemoration of Gandhi, the use of the Buddhist wheel, or Dharma Chakra, as the central motif of the Indian flag--these are but random examples of how the Indian republic tried to demonstrate its pluralist good intentions.
It is no accident that the most explicit characterization of Jesus in O'Connor's fiction is provided not by the cassocked and catechizing Father Flynn, but by The Misfit, an escaped convict and murderer with scholarly-looking spectacles and a theological bent.