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amice

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am=ice

CIDE DICTIONARY

amicen. [OE. amyse, prob. for amyt, OF. amit, ameit, fr. L. amictus cloak, the word being confused with amice, almuce, a hood or cape. See next word.].
     A square of white linen worn at first on the head, but now about the neck and shoulders, by priests of the Roman Catholic Church while saying Mass.  [1913 Webster]
amicen. [OE. amuce, amisse, OF. almuce, aumuce, F. aumusse, LL. almucium, almucia, aumucia: of unknown origin; cf. G. mÜtze cap, prob. of the same origin. Cf. Mozetta.].
     A hood, or cape with a hood, made of lined with gray fur, formerly worn by the clergy; -- written also amess, amyss, and almuce.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amice, n. a white linen cloth worn on the neck and shoulders by a priest celebrating the Eucharist.

amice, n. a cap, hood, or cape worn by members of certain religious orders.

Etymology
ME f. OF aumusse f. med.L almucia etc., of unkn. orig.

ROGET THESAURUS

amice

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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