[ US /ˈkæsək/ ]
[ UK /kˈæsək/ ]
  1. a black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers
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  • The bishop wears over his cassock the sticharion our alb; it is often of silk and coloured; then the epitrachelion, a stole of which the two ends are sewn together and hang straight down in front, with a loop through which the head is passed. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery
  • If the canon be a bishop he should wear the rochet and mantelletta over his purple cassock. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux
  • The guild also purchased material and made the choirboys new cassocks, in addition to contributing towards the cost of new hymn and prayer books for the congregation.
  • I find thought that the cassock is as much a reminder to me of my call as a sign for others. AKMA’s Random Thoughts
  • In the present restorationist situation in the church, many leaders are satisfied with the middle-aged vocation with a biretta on his head, an ample cassock, and a conviction that he must teach the laity to obey him.
  • Touched an extra folded cassock, underclothing, a silver holy medal on a nail driven into the frosted gray wood next to the window. THE LAST REPORT ON THE MIRACLES AT LITTLE NO HORSE: A NOVEL
  • And there was his obituary, with a lithograph of a stout, balding man in a cassock with a slightly forked beard.
  • His congregation heeded his advice, but Bould himself came out, clad in a cassock, to explain that the PCC's decision had not been put to the congregation and he did not know how many would go over to Rome. Church of England parish sings battle hymns as it plans move to Rome
  • It is growing apparent from your vicar's shortening sermons that it is becoming uncomfortably warm weather in which to wear a cassock.
  • On the live Bishop the silver pectoral cross rose and fell on the purple cassock.
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