Christian Cyclopedia

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(Fr. from LL casubla, “hooded garment”). Ecclesiastical vestment in form of wide sleeveless cloak that slips over the head but remains open at sides; its color varies with season or occasion; worn by celebrant at eucharistic service in RC and E Orthodox and in some Angl., Episc., and Luth. chs. See also Vestments, Clerical.

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