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The pouch on the gown of an M.D., designed for carrying drugs.

The coif of a serjeant-at-law, designed for concealing the tonsure.

The lamb-skin on a B.A. hood, in imitation of the toga canʹdida of the Romans.

The strings of an Oxford undergraduate, to show the wearer is still in leading strings. At Cambridge, however, the strings are the mark of a graduate who has won his ribbons.

The tippet on a barrister’s gown, meant for a wallet to carry briefs in.

The proctorsʹ and pro-proctorsʹ tippet, for papers—a sort of sabretache.

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

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