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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tunic without sleeves, or with short close-fitting sleeves, worn by deacons and others in the early church: identical with or a variety of the dalmatic. See dalmatic and leviton.
  • n. A similar garment, with or without a hood, formerly worn by monks.
  • n. A dress worn by a king at his coronation, corresponding to the clerical dalmatic. See dalmatic.

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