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alb

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

albn. [OE. albe, LL. alba, fr. L. albus white. Cf. Album and Aube.].
     A vestment of white linen, reaching to the feet, an enveloping the person; -- in the Roman Catholic church, worn by those in holy orders when officiating at mass. It was formerly worn, at least by clerics, in daily life.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

alb, n. a white vestment reaching to the feet, worn by some Christian priests at church ceremonies.

Etymology
OE albe f. eccl.L alba fem. of L albus white

ROGET THESAURUS

alb

Canonicals

N canonicals, vestments, robe, gown, Geneva gown frock, pallium, surplice, cassock, dalmatic, scapulary, cope, mozetta, scarf, tunicle, chasuble, alb, alba, stole, fanon, fannel, tonsure, cowl, hood, calote, calotte, bands, capouch, amice, vagas, vakas, vakass, apron, lawn sleeves, pontificals, pall, miter, tiara, triple crown, shovel hat, cardinal's hat, biretta, crosier, pastoral staff, thurifer, costume.


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