from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Properly, gold embroidery; ecclesiastical, an ornamental band on various vestments; an orphrey: used especially of the orphrey of a miter, which is a richly adorned band around its lower edge. Also aurifrisia.
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