surplice Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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surplicenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɜː.plɪs/  us   /ˈsɝː-/ specialized
a ​white, ​loosepiece of ​clothing, ​worn over other ​clothing during ​religiousceremonies by some ​Christianpriests and ​members of ​groups who ​sing in ​churches
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