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vestment
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War and Peace
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  • By the chair stood the priests, their long hair falling over their magnificent glittering vestments, with lighted tapers in their hands, slowly and solemnly conducting the service.
  • Following the battalion that marched along the dusty road came priests in their vestments—one little old man in a hood with attendants and singers.
  • There Platon Karataev was sitting covered up—head and all—with his greatcoat as if it were a vestment, telling the soldiers in his effective and pleasant though now feeble voice a story Pierre knew.

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  • It takes a moment for Lev to recognize him—mainly because he’s not wearing his modest pastor’s vestments.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • "First of all his luggage had to be put in carefully because his vestments couldn’t be crushed.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family

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