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alb

Syllabification: alb

Definition of alb in English:

noun

A white vestment worn by clergy and servers in some Christian Churches.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Old English albe, from ecclesiastical Latin tunica (or vestis) alba 'white garment', from Latin albus 'white'.

Words that rhyme with alb

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