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Definitions for chasuble
ˈtʃæz yə bəl, -ə bəl, ˈtʃæs-cha·suble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chasuble(noun)

    a long sleeveless vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Mass

Wiktionary

  1. chasuble(Noun)

    The outermost liturgical vestment worn by clergy for celebrating Eucharist or Mass.

    Etymology: chesible, from late casubla, an alteration of Latin casula, a diminutive of casa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chasuble(noun)

    the outer vestment worn by the priest in saying Mass, consisting, in the Roman Catholic Church, of a broad, flat, back piece, and a narrower front piece, the two connected over the shoulders only. The back has usually a large cross, the front an upright bar or pillar, designed to be emblematical of Christ's sufferings. In the Greek Church the chasuble is a large round mantle

    Etymology: [F. chasuble, LL. casubula, cassibula, casula, a hooded garment, covering the person like a little house; cf. It. casupola, casipola, cottage, dim of L. casa cottage.]

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  1. Chasuble

    The chasuble is the outermost liturgical vestment worn by clergy for the celebration of the Eucharist in Western-tradition Christian Churches that use full vestments, primarily in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran churches, as well as in some parts of the United Methodist Church. In the Eastern Churches of Byzantine Rite, the equivalent vestment is the phelonion. "The vestment proper to the priest celebrant at Mass and other sacred actions directly connected with Mass is, unless otherwise indicated, the chasuble, worn over the alb and stole". Like the stole, it is normally of the liturgical colour of the Mass being celebrated.

How to pronounce chasuble?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chasuble in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chasuble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of chasuble

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