surplice

surplice

/ˈsəːplɪs/
noun
A loose white linen vestment varying from hip-length to calf-length, worn over a cassock by clergy and choristers at Christian church services.

Origin
Middle English from Old French sourpelis, from medieval Latin superpellicium, from super- ‘above’ + pellicia ‘fur garment’.

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The congregation was surprised when Father John entered the service with a large coffee stain on his surplice. His sermon explained that and much more.

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