Chimere

A chimere (ər {respell|CHI|mər}, or ɪər {respell|chi|MEER|`}) is a garment worn by Anglican bishops in choir dress, and, formally as part of academic dress. A descendant of a riding cloak, the chimere resembles an academic gown but without sleeves, and is usually made of scarlet or black cloth. In modern English use the garment is worn as par....
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Chimere

• (n.) The upper robe worn by a bishop, to which lawn sleeves are usually attached.
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chimere

(from the article `cassock`) ...had changed is merely the outcome of ecclesiastical conservatism. In mild weather it was the outer garment; in cold weather it was worn under the ...
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Chimere

Chi·mere' noun [ Old French chamarre ., French simarre (cf. Italian zimarra ), from Spanish chamarra , zamarra , a coat made of sheepskins, a sheepskin, perhaps from Arabic sammūr the Scythian weasel or marten, the sable. Confer Simarre .] The ...
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Chimere

A Chimere is the upper robe to which the lawn sleeves of a bishop are attached.
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chimere

loose sleeveless robes worn by Anglican bishops
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