Dalmatica


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Dal`mat´i`ca


n.1.(R. C. Ch.) A vestment with wide sleeves, and with two stripes, worn at Mass by deacons, and by bishops at pontifical Mass; - imitated from a dress originally worn in Dalmatia.
2.A robe worn on state ocasions, as by English kings at their coronation.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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