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A long white linen robe worn by a priest or minister during church services.
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a long white linen vestment with sleeves worn by priests and others
[Old English albe, from Medieval Latin alba (vestis) white (clothing)]
a long-sleeved linen vestment, worn chiefly by priests.
[before 1100; Old English albe < Latin alba (vestis) white (garment)]