Stole
Stole \Stole\, imp. of {Steal}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stole — • A liturgical vestment composed of a strip of material from two to four inches wide and about eighty inches long Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Stole     Stole      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Stole — Stole, n. [AS. stole, L. stola, Gr. ? a stole, garment, equipment, fr. ? to set, place, equip, send, akin to E. stall. See {Stall}.] 1. A long, loose garment reaching to the feet. Spenser. [1913 Webster] But when mild morn, in saffron stole,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stole — O.E. stole long robe, scarf like garment worn by clergymen, from L. stola robe, vestment, from Gk. stole a long robe; originally garment, equipment, from root of stellein to place, array, with a secondary sense of to put on robes, etc., from PIE… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Stole — Stole, n. [L. stolo, onis.] (Bot.) A stolon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stole — past of steal Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • stole — stole1 [stōl] n. [ME < OE < L stola < Gr stolē, garment, orig., array, equipment < base of stellein, to place, array: for IE base see STALK1] 1. a long, robelike outer garment worn by matrons in ancient Rome 2. a long, decorated strip …   English World dictionary

  • stole — [1] ► NOUN 1) a woman s long scarf or shawl, worn loosely over the shoulders. 2) a priest s vestment worn over the shoulders. ORIGIN Greek, clothing …   English terms dictionary

  • stole — (sto l ) s. f. Terme d antiquité. Robe des personnages considérables chez les Mèdes et les Perses. •   Arrien appelle la tunique des rois de Perse adoptée par Alexandre, la stole des Mèdes, c est à dire une tunique qui descendait jusqu aux pieds …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Stole — Steal Steal (st[=e]l), v. t. [imp. {Stole} (st[=o]l); p. p. {Stolen} (st[=o] l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Stealing}.] [OE. stelen, AS. stelan; akin to OFries. stela, D. stelen, OHG. stelan, G. stehlen, Icel. stela, SW. stj[ a]la, Dan. sti[ae]le, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stole — stole1 /stohl/, v. pt. of steal. stole2 /stohl/, n. 1. an ecclesiastical vestment consisting of a narrow strip of silk or other material worn over the shoulders or, by deacons, over the left shoulder only, and arranged to hang down in front to… …   Universalium

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