ephod

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eph·od

 (ĕf′ŏd′, ē′fŏd′)
n.
A vestment worn by ancient Hebrew priests.

[Middle English, from Late Latin, from Hebrew 'ēpôd; see ʔpd in Semitic roots.]

ephod

(ˈiːfɒd)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) Old Testament an embroidered vestment believed to resemble an apron with shoulder straps, worn by priests in ancient Israel
[C14: from Hebrew ēphōdh]

eph•od

(ˈɛf ɒd, ˈi fɒd)

n.
a richly embroidered vestment worn by the Jewish high priest.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin < Hebrew ēphōd]
References in classic literature ?
The front door opened slowly, to show the hound, his nose white with milk, in charge of an ancient of days clad in a blue linen ephod curiously gathered on breast and shoulders.