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  • n. A veil or shawl worn over the shoulders of servers who carry the mitre and crosier during liturgical functions when they are not being used by the bishop, in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and some other western churches.

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Examples

  • Mitre-Bearer the two tails of the mitre (lappets) are held towards him to protect the mitre he covers himself with the vimpa, a silk-scraf worn around the neck like a stole

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