Definition of “surplice” - English Dictionary

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“surplice” in British English

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surplicenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɜː.plɪs/ us /ˈsɝː.plɪs/ specialized

a white, loose piece of clothing, worn over other clothing during religious ceremonies by some Christian priests and members of groups who sing in churches

(Definition of “surplice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)