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- n. Alternative spelling of Armill.
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There is serious reason to believe, though the details cannot be gone into here, that the lorum is represented by the "armill", though this is now a sort of stole which two or three centuries back was tied at the elbows.
Receive this armill as a token of the divine mercy embracing you on every side.
Then the King arising, the dean of Westminster took the armill from the master of the great wardrobe, and put it about his Majesty's neck, and tied it to the bowings of his arms, above and below the elbows, with silk strings; the archbishop standing before the King, and saying: --
The address originally made at the delivery of the armill declared it to be a symbol of the