Origin: Fr < L cilicium (> OE cilic), coarse covering of Cilician goats' hair, in LL(Ec), hair shirt < Gr kilikion, garment of goats' hair, after Kilikia, Cilicia, noted for its goats
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Origin: , from Latin cilicium, a covering made of Cilician goat's hair
Origin: , from Cilicia.
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