Sentence Examples


  • - Anglican Priest in Cassock, Surplice, and Narrow Black Scarf.
  • The custom of wearing the cassock under the vestments is traceable in England to about the year 1400.
  • But the parlement soon became disgusted with its alliesthe princes and nobles, who bad only drawn their swords in order to beg more effectively with arms in their hands; and the Parisian mob, whose fanaticism had been aroused by Paul de Gondi, a warlike ecclesiastic, a Catiline in a cassock, who preached the gospel at the daggers point.
  • When he came to himself, a man of clerical appearance with a tuft of gray hair at the back of his head and wearing a shabby blue cassock--probably a church clerk and chanter--was holding him under the arm with one hand while warding off the pressure of the crowd with the other.
  • The cassock, which must always be worn under the vestments, is not itself a liturgical garment.