- a vestment worn over the alb by subdeacons, as at the celebration of the Mass, and by bishops.
Origin of tunicle
Examples from the Web for tunicle
Historical Examples of tunicle
A little later the sub-deacon wore a tunicle, which was a scantier dalmatic.
The Mandans and Manitaries often suffer from diseases in the eyes; many are one-eyed, or have a tunicle over one eye.
The tunicle, worn underneath the dalmatic, was similar to it in shape, but made of linen.A Handbook of Pictorial History
Henry W. Donald
- mainly RC Church the liturgical vestment worn by the subdeacon and bishops at High Mass and other religious ceremonies