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synonyms for alb

  • frock
  • garb
  • robe
  • stole
  • tunic
  • cassock
  • cincture
  • clothing
  • covering
  • dress
  • garment
  • gear
  • habiliment
  • hood
  • uniform
  • vesture
  • amice
  • orale
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How to use alb in a sentence

He had been buried in the vestments peculiar to his office, viz., the alb and tunic.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
He wore, I think, a chasuble, the day when first we met; A stole and snowy alb likewise: I recollect it yet.
EAST AND WEST: POEMSBRET HARTE
So I could see the priest in cassock, alb and stole as he would stand before some makeshift altar lit with candles.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
It results from removing the chasuble and expanding the alb.
RITES AND RITUALPHILIP FREEMAN
And the deacons came in and began to unrobe him, and took from him the alb and the girdle, the maniple and the stole.
A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATESOSCAR WILDE
In later times the chausuble and alb were sometimes made of coloured materials.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
The dalmatic was a garment shorter than the alb, slit up for a distance on either side.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
Mr. Tom had divested himself of his alb or surplice, and came forward habited in his cassock and great black periwig.
THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ.W. M. THACKERAY
Subucula, sū-buk′ū-la, n. a man's under-garment or shirt: in the early English church, a kind of cassock worn under the alb.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
The word surplice is derived from it, being an alb roomy enough to wear over a pellice.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN CAMBRIDGE AND ELYREV. EDWARD CONYBEARE.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALB

  • alb
  • amice
  • cassock
  • cincture
  • clothing
  • covering
  • dress
  • frock
  • garb
  • garment
  • gear
  • habiliment
  • hood
  • orale
  • robe
  • stole
  • tunic
  • uniform
  • vesture
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.