cassock cassock  /ˈkæ sək/


  • (n) a black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers


  1. Thirst gives the vampire genre a new king, or Count, and he wears a cassock instead of a cape.
  2. Scott Boilen, CEO and president of Allstar Marketing Group, the company that makes the cuddly cassock, is familiar with Snuggie haters; he's seen Cosgrove's rant.
  3. On busy days he may meet aides with his collar open; sometimes, with cassock doffed, he is in shirtsleeves.


  • Papa’s brand new bag

    He’s a bishop without bling. Here’s Pope Francis (pictured) in a wooden chair instead of a golden throne, wearing black shoes rather than his predecessor’s ruby slippers and clad in a white cassock, not a gold-embroidered stole. The humble pontiff is a contrast to Pope Benedict XVI...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: New York Post

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  1. "I humbly ask for forgiveness from the people and the clerics who, in their majority, honor ...... the cassock they wear," Christodoulos said in his opening statement to the church's governing Holy Synod.
    on Feb 18, 2005 By: Christodoulos Source: USA Today

  2. Azzarone "expressed bewilderment that he had not remembered the event," wrote Murphy. "He then explained that Mr. Costa had wanted to see the Pope and that he had dressed Mr. Costa in 'an altar boy's cassock.' " "I then admonished him...
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: William Murphy Source: Providence Journal

  3. "I thank them. I am very grateful to them," said Vidal who continued to downplay the Black and White Movement's statement branding him a "Congressman in a cassock."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: Cardinal Vidal Source:

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