from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A short vestment worn in the Greek Church by metropolitans and in the Russian Church by all bishops. It corresponds to the Western dalmatic.
- n. In Greek antiquity, a coarse haircloth sieve; a form of head-dress resembling a bag, used instead of a not.
- n. In Gr. costume, a coarse cloth, or haircloth; a garment made of such material; in the Byzantine period, a tight-fitting undergarment worn by high dignitaries.
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