Regalia of a church
Regalia Re*ga"li*a (r?*g?"l?*?), n. pl. [LL., from L. regalisregal. See {Regal}.] 1. That which belongs to royalty. Specifically: (a) The rights and prerogatives of a king. (b) Royal estates and revenues. (c) Ensings, symbols, or paraphernalia of royalty. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, decorations or insignia of an office or order, as of Freemasons, Odd Fellows,etc. [1913 Webster]

3. Sumptuous food; delicacies. [Obs.] --Cotton. [1913 Webster]

{Regalia of a church}, the privileges granted to it by kings; sometimes, its patrimony. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]


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