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English definition of “stole”

stole

noun [C]     /stəʊl/ US  /stoʊl/
formal a long, narrow piece of cloth or fur that is worn around the shoulders by women, usually on special occasions: a mink stoleCoats, jackets and cloaks specialized religion a long, narrow piece of cloth, especially silk, worn over the shoulders by some priests in the Christian Church during religious ceremoniesCeremonial clothes and objects
(Definition of stole noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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