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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the Gr. Ch., a priest's stole, as distinguished from the orarion, or deacon's stole.

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  • noun The liturgical vestment worn by priests and bishops of the Orthodox Church as the symbol of their priesthood, corresponding to the Western stole.

Etymologies

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From Byzantine Greek ἐπιτραχήλιον, from Ancient Greek ἐπιτραχήλιος ("on the neck").

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