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chasuble

[ chaz-yuh-buhl, -uh-buhl, chas- ]
/ ˈtʃæz yə bəl, -ə bəl, ˈtʃæs- /
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noun Ecclesiastical.

a sleeveless outer vestment worn by the celebrant at Mass.

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Origin of chasuble

1250–1300; <French <Late Latin casubla, unexplained variant of casula hooded cloak, Latin: little house (see casa, -ule); replacing Middle English chesible<Anglo-French <Late Latin

OTHER WORDS FROM chasuble

chas·u·bled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chasuble

chasuble
/ (ˈtʃæzjʊbəl) /

noun

Christianity a long sleeveless outer vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Mass

Word Origin for chasuble

C13: from French, from Late Latin casubla garment with a hood, apparently from casula cloak, literally: little house, from Latin casa cottage
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