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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Wearing a a loose white outer ecclesiastical vestment usually of knee length with large open sleeves

Usage examples (33)
  • On grounds no more solid than this, charges of Atheism are often erected by 'surpliced sophists.'
  • Thus ended the "Battle of the White," so named from the great number of surpliced clergy who took part therein.
  • Lowest in rank are the surpliced choristers wearing hoods, with, in some instances, a liripipe depending from them behind.
  • There was not a soul there save the two whom I had followed and a surpliced clergy - man, who seemed to be expostulating with them. for more
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