stole

stole
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(Latin, stola, long garment), liturgical vestment composed of a strip of material about three inches wide and eighty long, sometimes widening at ends spade-shape; often made of silk and embroidered; worn around the neck by priests and bishops, at the left shoulder like a sash by deacons, for the celebration of Mass, administration of sacraments, and ceremonies of Blessed Eucharist.

MLA Citation

  • “stole”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 October 2012. Web. 26 December 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/stole/>