Definition of alb in English:
A white vestment reaching to the feet, worn by clergy and servers in some Christian Churches.
- He was fully vested, with a blue brocade chasuble over his white alb.
- It seems that all celebrants came from the same place, wearing the same white albs, the same colored stoles, and performed almost the same gestures.
- I begin to have visions of the vest bulging awkwardly beneath my white alb.
Old English albe, from ecclesiastical Latin tunica (or vestis) alba 'white garment', from Latin albus 'white'.
Definition of alb in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.