cassocknoun [ C ]uk /ˈkæs.ək/ us /ˈkæs.ək/
Examples from literature
- Francis was dressed in a mantle of cloth of gold, which fell over a jewelled cassock of gold frieze.
- He hitched up his cassock to lift his foot, just as the women hold up their skirts, and climbed into the coach.
- Then he began to feel his pockets, passing his hands down his worn cassock.
- Two of them have a scarf over a surplice or, as is more likely, a loose-sleeved cassock.
- Village cures in their black cassocks and shovel hats, and monks in sandals and brown woollen robes, were everywhere.