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Topic: CLOTHES

Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: casaque 'long coat', probably from Persian khazaghand, from kazh 'silk' + aghand 'filled with soft material'

cassock

noun
     
cas‧sock [countable]
DCC a long, usually black, piece of clothing worn by priests
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