Sentence Examples

  • - In the English Church the rochet is a vestment peculiar to bishops, and is worn by them, with the chimere both "at all times of their ministration" in church and also on ceremonial occasions outside, e.g.
  • The rochet is worn without the chimere under the cope by those bishops who use this vestment.
  • In mild weather it was the outer garment; in cold weather it was worn under the tabard or chimere; sometimes in the middle ages the name "chimere" was giveh to it as well as to the sleeveless upper robe.
  • The insignia of the Anglican bishop are the rochet and the chimere, and the episcopal throne on the gospel side of the chancel of the cathedral church.

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