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Definition of "camisia" []

  • A shirt; a tunic. (noun)
  • An alb. (noun)
  • A shrine in which the Book of the Gospels used at high mass was formerly preserved. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "camisia" in a sentence
  • "It is first met outside of Rome, where, until the fifteenth century, the vestment was called camisia, alba romana, or succa (subta)."
  • "The origin of the rochet may be traced from the clerical (non - liturgical) alba or camisia, that is, the clerical linen tunic of everyday life."
  • "It has in the past been known by many various names: linea or tunica linea, from the material of which it is made; poderis, tunica talaris, or simply talaris, from the fact of its reaching to the feet (tali, ankles); camisia, from the shirt-like nature of the garment; alba,"
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