Definition of Soutane

1. Noun. A long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests.

Generic synonyms: Cassock



Definition of Soutane

1. n. A close garnment with straight sleeves, and skirts reaching to the ankles, and buttoned in front from top to bottom; especially, the black garment of this shape worn by the clergy in France and Italy as their daily dress; a cassock.

Definition of Soutane

1. Noun. a long gown with sleeves and buttons at the front ¹

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Definition of Soutane

1. a cassock [n -S] - See also: cassock

Medical Definition of Soutane

1. A close garnment with straight sleeves, and skirts reaching to the ankles, and buttoned in front from top to bottom; especially, the black garment of this shape worn by the clergy in France and Italy as their daily dress; a cassock. Origin: F, fr. Sp. Sotana, or It. Sottana, LL. Subtana, fr. L. Subtus below, beneath, fr. Sub under. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soutane

sousaphones
sousaphonist
sousaphonists
soused
souses
sousing
sousings
souslik
sousliks
sousveillance
sout
soutache
soutaches
soutage
soutane (current term)
soutanes
soutar
soutars
souteneurs
souter
souterly
souterrain
souterrains
souters
south
south-central
south-east
south-eastern

Literary usage of Soutane

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1. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1892)
"soutane, the French for a Cassock (qv). South, SIR JAMES (1785-1867), astronomer, in 1829 elected President of the Astronomical Society, and knighted the ..."

2. Handbook to Christian and Ecclesiastical Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker, Hope Malleson (1900)
"Or, violet soutane and sash, and a long violet stuff coat with sleeves ... (3) At a Cappella papale: violet soutane, over which is the ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"The sour-sop is a pleasant and refreshing fruit, and is very much used in the West Indies, being produced in great abundance. soutane ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"This quantity is sufficient for a day's supply for a child under two years of age, and a quart of milk should be added to it. soutane ..."

5. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"This Quantity is sufficient for a day's supply for a child under two years of age, and a quart of milk should be added to it. soutane (Ital. sottana ..."

6. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"declares that no cleric shall be held entitled to the "privilege of clerics" unless he shall wear the soutane. The ordinary material of the soutane is serge ..."

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