chasuble


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chas·u·ble

 (chăz′ə-bəl, chăzh′ə-, chăs′ə-)
n.
A long sleeveless vestment worn over the alb by a celebrant during religious services.

[French, from Old French, from Late Latin casubla, hooded cloak, from alteration of casula : Greek kassos, thick and rough garment (of Semitic origin ; akin to Akkadian kusītu, garb, and Hebrew kəsût, covering) + Latin -ula, feminine diminutive suffix.]

chasuble

(ˈtʃæzjʊbəl)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a long sleeveless outer vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Mass
[C13: from French, from Late Latin casubla garment with a hood, apparently from casula cloak, literally: little house, from Latin casa cottage]

chas•u•ble

(ˈtʃæz yə bəl, -ə bəl, ˈtʃæs-)

n.
a sleeveless outer vestment worn by the celebrant at mass.
[1250–1300; Middle English chesible < Anglo-French < Late Latin casubla, unexplained variant of casula hooded cloak]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chasuble - a long sleeveless vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Masschasuble - a long sleeveless vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Mass
vestment - gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
Translations

chasuble

[ˈtʃæzjʊbl] Ncasulla f

chasuble

nMessgewand nt, → Kasel f

chasuble

[ˈtʃæzjʊbl] ncasula
References in classic literature ?
le Cure, attired in his handsome chasuble and walking under a canopy of red velvet supported by four men.
Two lackeys of the official torturer bathed the bleeding shoulders of the patient, anointed them with some unguent which immediately closed all the wounds, and threw upon his back a sort of yellow vestment, in cut like a chasuble.
Having freed his short plump hands from beneath his chasuble he had folded them over his fat body and protruding stomach, and fingering the cords of his vestments was smilingly saying something to a military man in the uniform of a general of the Imperial suite, with its insignia and shoulder-knots which Father Sergius's experienced eye at once recognized.
He had chasubles, also, of amber-coloured silk, and blue silk and gold brocade, and yellow silk damask and cloth of gold, figured with representations of the Passion and Crucifixion of Christ, and embroidered with lions and peacocks and other emblems; dalmatics of white satin and pink silk damask, decorated with tulips and dolphins and fleurs-de-lis; altar frontals of crimson velvet and blue linen; and many corporals, chalice-veils, and sudaria.
AS SOMEONE WHO didn't grow up in the Anglican church, I can't tell an alb from a surplice from a chasuble from a stole.
Alessandro Farnese's patronage is represented in the exhibition by the sumptuous embroidered chasuble he gave to the church (Fig.
Detail of a rose-colored chasuble designed by Gomez to mark his silver jubilee celebration in the monastery, which fell on the fourth Sunday of Lent -Cheche V.
A femur floats by on the lava, followed by a chasuble, as he feels himself passing down with a current of damp dirt to a position of rest, wrapped in a warm shroud of primeval pungence.
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The dress was made into a chasuble for her father when he was
Des images non authentifiees de l'incident diffusees sur internet montrent un homme allonge portant une chasuble jaune et un tee-shirt tague "press" en travers de la poitrine.