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  • n  a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests

  • I don't care about his Jesuit politics, nor even about his soutane cassock.
  • In the church door, a red biretta on his close-cropped head, an old black overcoat covering his scarlet-piped soutane, appeared hollow-eyed Theodor Cardinal Innitzer, Archbishop of .
  • Large though his sober soutane was, the young priest had to secrete a quantity of papers so great as to have given a man of faint heart pause.

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