- skip - Brewer’s

Alb

.

The long white tunic (Latin, albus, white) bound round the waist with a girdle. The dress is emblematical of purity and continence, and worn by priests when saying Mass.

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Alako
Alans
Alarcon
Alarm
Alarum Bell
Alasnam
Alasnam’s Mirror
Alastor
Alauda
Alawy
Alb
Albadara
Alban (St.)
Albania
Albanian Hat (An)
Albano Stone
Albany
Albati
Albatross
Albert (An)
Albertazzo (in Orlando Furioso)