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.
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What they are doing, however, is smothering, with a pillow they think as silken as their choir cassocks, the work of the review board by short-circuiting the next round of the independent audit of the 195 dioceses to see ff they are in compliance with their own mandate.