monastic habit

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Noun1.monastic habit - a long loose habit worn by monks in a monasterymonastic habit - a long loose habit worn by monks in a monastery
habit - a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
scapulary, scapular - garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit
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"Let the matter be brought to an issue then according to our old-time monastic habit. Bid the chancellor and the sub-chancellor lead in the brothers according to age, together with brother John, the accused, and brother Ambrose, the accuser."
What does a monastic habit or a cassock in public say to Americans at the beginning of the 21st century?
He had few clothes, one bag and the a monastic habit with him which he wore and immediately fell into the monastery's daily routine, the prosecution added.
Earl Patrick took the Cistercian monastic habit on his deathbed, although he was buried not at Melrose, but in the nunnery church of St Mary of Eccles.
On the one hand he was a convert to Roman Catholicism, dressed in a monastic habit, set up his own chapel and there maintained a discipline of prayer.
Likewise, the enlisted wear a uniform as the monks do their monastic habit (58.26), which identifies their ties of allegiance in battle.
These days, we seldom see men and women in monastic habit on the street.