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  • n. Plural form of cassock.

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Examples

  • Even the services themselves are a dreary business, because he insists on the whole thing being choral; and little boys in short cassocks, with stocking-legs underneath, howl the responses and monotone the prayers to the accompaniment of a loud raw organ.

    The Silent Isle

  • Then he asked about the priest in the coat and also asked how many priests come into the Store wearing cassocks, which is not many.

    Archive 2006-10-15

  • In terms of the ornaments of the liturgy, sometimes the altar is set up in a way that is untidy, such as crooked candles that could easily be straightened or unevenly spaced candlesticks that a few more minutes of preparation could rectify; unkempt vestments, altar linens, cassocks and surplices for servers are sometimes also in evidence, as are servers visibly wearing informal clothing beneath their cassock.

    Ars Celebrandi as it relates to the Usus Antiquior

  • Readers will probably notice the servers are not wearing cassocks but scout uniforms.

    Lourdes : Pèlerinage National

  • The main reason is that those ceremonies have been organized at the last minute and it has been difficult to find were the cassocks and surplices are kept if there are any.

    Lourdes : Pèlerinage National

  • Why do Christian priests wear cassocks and the nuns wear wimples: because it was the style when the church finally gained its true strength.

    I Don’t Get Religious Coverings « Colleen Anderson

  • He'd have seen the dog's dinner that men in cassocks were making of what could have been a brilliant PR opportunity, and He'd have wept.

    Christina Patterson: Thank God Ethics Is A Messy Business

  • The new cardinals wore scarlet cassocks - to signify their willingness to shed blood for the church.

    Pope Benedict Consecrates 24 New Cardinals

  • Black cassocks representing the two priests who perished in the al-Qaida assault hung from a wall.

    Pope Delivers Message To China At Vatican

  • And there I saw in midsummer a group of persons in cassocks, so I asked my secretary to inform himself about this group.

    Archive 2009-09-01

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