canonicals
noun plural Date: 1748 the vestments prescribed by canon for an officiating clergyman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(of a clergyman)


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  • Canonicals — Ca*non ic*als, n. pl. The dress prescribed by canon[2] to be worn by a clergyman when officiating. Sometimes, any distinctive professional dress. [1913 Webster] {Full canonicals}, the complete costume of an officiating clergyman or ecclesiastic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canonicals — [kə nän′ikəlz] pl.n. the clothes prescribed by canon for a clergyman when conducting services * * * ca·non·i·cals (kə nŏnʹĭ kəlz) pl.n. Ecclesiastical The dress prescribed by canon for officiating clergy. * * * …   Universalium

  • canonicals — [kə nän′ikəlz] pl.n. the clothes prescribed by canon for a clergyman when conducting services …   English World dictionary

  • Canonicals — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Canonicals >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 canonicals canonicals vestments Sgm: N 1 robe robe gown Geneva gown frock pallium surplice cassock dalmatic scapulary cope mozetta …   English dictionary for students

  • canonicals — n. clergy vestments …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canonicals — the prescribed official dress of the clergy. → canonical …   English new terms dictionary

  • canonicals — n. pl. Full dress (of a clergyman) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • canonicals — ca·non·i·cals …   English syllables

  • canonicals — kəlz noun plural : the vestments prescribed by canon to be worn by an officiating clergyman of certain churches * * * canonˈicals plural noun The official dress of the clergy, regulated by the church canons • • • Main Entry: ↑canon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Full canonicals — Canonicals Ca*non ic*als, n. pl. The dress prescribed by canon[2] to be worn by a clergyman when officiating. Sometimes, any distinctive professional dress. [1913 Webster] {Full canonicals}, the complete costume of an officiating clergyman or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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