Definition of chasuble noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃæzjʊbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃæzjʊbl//
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a piece of clothing with no sleeves, worn by a priest over his/her other clothes Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French chesible, later chasuble, from late Latin casubla, alteration of Latin casula ‘hooded cloak or little cottage’, diminutive of casa ‘house’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chasuble