- Surgery. a shoulder dressing that keeps the shoulder or another bandage in place.
Origin of scapulary
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Examples from the Web for scapulary
Nobody, under the scapulary, will suspect such a heretic as him.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)
At his right hand sat the priest in a white cassock and scapulary.
Oh, in that case, I did right in giving him my scapulary as a pledge of remembrance.The Smuggler Chief
And they answered, 'We wear the scapulary of Mary, and she saves us.'
Paslew was habited in the Cistercian gown, and scapulary of white cloth.