cassock


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cas·sock

 (kăs′ək)
n.
An ankle-length garment with a close-fitting waist and sleeves, worn by the clergy and others assisting in church services.

[French casaque, long military coat, from Middle French, probably originally meaning "Cossack coat" and ultimately (probably via Old Russian kozakŭ, free man, Cossack) and of Turkic origin; akin to Tatar qazaq, free man, adventurer, and Kazakh qazaq, Kazakh; see Kazakh.]

cassock

(ˈkæsək)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity an ankle-length garment, usually black, worn by priests and choristers
[C16: from Old French casaque, from Italian casacca a long coat, of uncertain origin]
ˈcassocked adj

cas•sock

(ˈkæs ək)

n.
a long, close-fitting garment worn by clerics or other participants in church services.
[1540–50; < Middle French casaque]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cassock - a black garment reaching down to the anklescassock - a black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers
soutane - a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests
vestment - gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
Translations
ثَوْبٌ كَهْنوتي
sutana
præstekjole
reverenda
prestshempa
sutana
sutana
sutana

cassock

[ˈkæsək] Nsotana f

cassock

[ˈkæsək] n (= garment) → soutane f

cassock

nTalar m, → Soutane f

cassock

[ˈkæsək] ntonaca

cassock

(ˈkӕsək) noun
a long robe worn by clergymen and church choir-singers.
References in classic literature ?
Give it here, gossip, for I make more account of having found it than if they had given me a cassock of Florence stuff.
He only waits for one thing to determine him to resume his cassock, which hangs behind his uniform," said another Musketeer.
Remember," answered the abbe calmly, as he replaced the jewel and its case in the pocket of his cassock, "it is your fault, not mine, that I do so.
I never had a vocation for the bands; my cassock is fastened by one button only, and I am always ready to become a musketeer once more.
Him also it loved because on occasions of stress he was used to tuck up his cassock and charge with the rest into the merriest of the fray, where he always found, good man, that the saints sent him a revolver when there was a fallen private to be protected, or - but this came as an afterthought his own gray head to be guarded.
It is settled: to-morrow I will throw my cassock to the nettles.
He introduced her to a snuffy Portuguese priest with a list of semi- destitute widows as long as his cassock.
He rose, and throwing off the black cassock and hat which had formed his disguise, he packed them away in a hand-bag.
Each one of them selected from the new-comers on the platform, a black, gray, white, or violet cassock as his target.
Josiah Graves thereupon resigned all his offices, and that very evening sent to the church for his cassock and surplice.
There could be no doubt - the shining baldrick, the red cassock - it was a musketeer.
In her snug room, with lamps burning before the icon stand, a young lad with a long nose and long hair, wearing a monk's cassock, sat on the sofa beside her, behind a samovar.