nun's habit

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Noun1.nun's habit - a long loose habit worn by nuns in a convent
guimpe - a piece of starched cloth covering the shoulders of a nun's habit
habit - a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
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She had made for herself a dress of some brown stuff like a nun's habit and had a crooked stick and carried all her belongings tied up in a handkerchief.
It was quite a challenging role, considering that her nun's habit limited her means of expression.
The cast includes a host of talent -- Leona Lishoy playing a patient who walks around in a nun's habit and speaks verses from the Bible; Kerala state awardees Sudev Nair as a young man in love with Nitya, and Surabhi Lakshmi as a patient who is concerned about Nitya.
Two women - one dressed in a nun's habit - were scrapping in the Stag pub in Bagillt in front of other customers.
She stood in front of the paintings dressed in a black nun's habit and discussed the paintings without a script or teleprompter.
CALL The Midwife star Miriam Margolyes turned the air as blue as her nun's habit while filming the Christmas special.
She didn't wear makeup, and was her nun's habit of a dress in navy blue?
Both women donned a black nun's habit and veil and one woman wore sunglasses.
In contrast, strong majorities approve of the Christian nun's habit (88%), the Jewish kippah (85%), the Sikh turban (77%) and the Islamic hijab (75%).
The film's opening shows a young Sister Prejean in a traditional nun's habit as she makes her vows in a church.
I asked Sister John Paul if the photo of her wearing her black nun's habit while holding the antlers of the buck had been staged.