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vestment
used in War and Peace

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Definition
gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
  • 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.
    Book One — 1805 (72% in)
  • 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.
    Book Ten — 1812 (59% in)
  • 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.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (70% in)

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