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communion cloth

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  1. corporal3.

Origin of communion cloth

First recorded in 1625–35
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Examples from the Web for communion cloth

Historical Examples

  • That it burnt a part of the communion-cloth and of the tabernacle, upon which it formed several black waves.

    Thunder and Lightning

    Camille Flammarion

  • Louise fell on her knees on the floor, closed her eyes and crossed her hands, on which the communion-cloth was extended.

    Fasting Girls

    William Alexander Hammond