(1 syl.). The Holy Coat of Trèves. A relic preserved in
the cathedral of Tréves. It is said to be the seamless coat of our
Saviour, which the soldiers would not rend, and therefore cast lots
for. (John xix. 23, 25.) The Empress Helena, it is said, discovered
this coat in the fourth century.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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