Part of speech: noun

A long close - fitting garment for a clergyman.

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Usage examples "cassock":

  1. Presently he pushed aside the bowl and rose, his long black cassock falling to his ankles. - "The Grey Cloak", Harold MacGrath.
  2. But the father pulled him by the cassock and whispered: " Pray be quiet, your Reverence," and then with an infinitely placid face he turned towards the robbers. - "The Slaves of the Padishah", Mór Jókai.
  3. I hope to get rid of my cassock at last! - "Cinq Mars, Complete", Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009.