from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A Middle English form of
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- noun See
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- noun Obsolete form of
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Bloxam remarks that it is "the only instance of the monumental effigy of a bishop, prior to the Reformation, in which the _cappa pluvialis_, or processional cope, is represented as the outward vestment instead of the casula or chesible."
Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Norwich A Description of Its Fabric and A Brief History of the Episcopal See 1903
Stole, a Maniple, a Tunicle of violette in graine fringed, his gloues, ringe, and chesible or vestimente, a Sudari, a cope, a mitre and a crosse staffe.
The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 06 Madiera, the Canaries, Ancient Asia, Africa, etc. Richard Hakluyt 1584
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