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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A feather covering the shoulder of a bird; Garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head adj. - Relating to or near the shoulder blade.

Usage examples (29)
  • A smaller form of the scapular is given to lay persons in order that they may share in the great graces associated with it.
  • Although this badge is often called a scapular, it is not really such; consequently the conditions governing scapulars do not apply to it.
  • It is called scapular because it rests on the shoulders.
  • In fact the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel began to be called the scapular feast. for more
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