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vestment
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
  • For weeks after his demise, his vestments and his cane hung from the coat tree in the vestry office—as if old Mr. Scammon had journeyed no farther from this world than to the adjacent toilet.
    p. 313.8
  • No one could remember the denomination of the school minister, a sepulchral old gentleman who favored bow ties and had the habit of pinning his vestment to the floor with an errant stab of his cane; he suffered from gout.
    p. 119.2

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