from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The handkerchief upon which the Savior is said to have impressed his own portrait miraculously, when wiping his face with it, as he passed to the crucifixion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A handkerchief.
- n. Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- n. In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ. See vernicle.
- n. Same as maniple, 4.
- n. The orarium or vexillum of a pastoral staff.
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