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a large ceremonial cloak worn at solemn liturgical functions by priests of certain Christian sects
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The upper portion of a flask, mold, or pattern.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. To cut or shape the end of a molded wood member so that it will cover and fit the contour of an adjoining member.
2. To notch a steel beam, channel, etc., so that another member may be fitted against it.
3. A coping.
4. To form a coping.
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