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  • It is sometimes also worn by clerics in minor orders, whose proper vestment is, however, the surplice - itself a modification of the alb (see Surplice).
  • This will be the first time the soprano and contralto lines have sported a surplice and will improve the choir 's presentation tremendously.
  • Constantly wear the surplice in administration of all offices mentioned in the prayer book?
  • The track was removed from the mainline, and a point that was made surplice last winter will be craned in next weekend.
  • We entered the quiet and humble temple; the priest waited in his white surplice at the lowly altar, the clerk beside him.

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