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



BrE BrE//stəʊl//
; NAmE NAmE//stoʊl//
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a piece of clothing consisting of a wide band of cloth or fur, worn by a woman around the shoulders; a similar piece of clothing worn by a priest see also steal Word OriginOld English (in the senses ‘long robe’ and ‘priest's vestment’), via Latin from Greek stolē ‘clothing’, from stellein ‘array’.

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