- a surplice.
- a short surplice, sleeveless or with short sleeves, worn especially by choristers.
Origin of cotta
Examples from the Web for cotta
Historical Examples of cotta
General Montero and the Spanish refugees then emerged from the cotta.The Philippine Islands
Cotta made a sign to him to take a place by his side, on the same couch.
Paphnutius, considering Cotta as nothing but an idolater, did not deign to reply.
The Bravo went in with him, and began to help him out of his cotta and cassock.Stradella
F(rancis) Marion Crawford
Cotta declares that he had felt no difficulty with Epicurus.The Life of Cicero
- RC Church a short form of surplice