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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 ceremonies Ceremonial clothes and objects
(Definition of stole noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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