from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In classical antiquity: A handkerchief.
- n. A handkerchief or scarf used in waving applause in the circus.
- n. A stole: replaced in the Western Church by the name stola about the ninth century. See orarion and stole.
- n. A scarf affixed to the crozier, in use as early as the thirteenth century.
- n. A Latin book of private prayer, especially that issued in England under Henry VIII. in 1546, or the one published under Elizabeth in 1560.
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