orphrey orphrey


  • (n) a richly embroidered edging on an ecclesiastical vestment


  • Or they might turn into an iconographical picnic: witness the orphrey-like cross on a heavy Dutch tapestry chasuble from 1570, depicting the children of Israel gathering manna .

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /