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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 ?
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.
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. In the meanwhile, Pierrat Torterue allowed the thongs, red and gorged with blood, to drip upon the pavement.
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.
Vingt-huit (28) agents cartographes en mission dans le departement sont reconnaissables par des badges et des chasubles de couleur orange.
The collection is a parade of red chasubles with ochre and cream details in ikat prints.
Apron chasubles in pc 65/35 length 80 cm middle back, serge 210 g / m 2 round neck, closure by adjustable pressure tabs (3 snaps) finishing stitched parishes, without pocket.
"If you walk into most Anglican churches, there's polished brass, we have our robes neatly pressed, we have our chasubles and our stoles, the stained glass--all of these, things project an image to those people who sit in the pews," he says.
Federico Fellini's 1972 movie Roma includes an ecclesiastical runway show, with models sporting miters and chasubles for an obviously dissipated clerical audience.
"The chasubles for the bishops and priests are done and delivered to them already.
The first Latin American pontiff, who has shaken up the Vatican and the worldwide Catholic congregation with the refreshingly casual, forthright approach he has brought to his centuriesold office, made headlines anew this week with a broadside that must have left many in his intended audience squirming in their chasubles.
Some of the chasubles and capes are so densely worked that it is the embroidery that has held the garments together, the velvet or silk on which it was done having long since perished.