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- n. Part of the vestment worn by bishops and some priests in the Eastern Orthodox Church somewhat similar to a maniple
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Gr. Ch., one of the episcopal vestments, consisting of a piece of brocade or some other stiff material shaped like a rhomb or lozenge, and worn on the right side at or below the knee, hanging by one of its angles from the zone or girdle.
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