from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shirt; a tunic.
  • n. An alb.
  • n. A shrine in which the Book of the Gospels used at high mass was formerly preserved.


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  • See camisole or chemise.

    August 20, 2008

  • Originally a short, sleeping tunic worn by greeks; now commonly known as a basic white linen shirt, underdress, or blouse.

    August 19, 2008