Meaning of surplice

sur•plice

Pronunciation: (sûr'plis), [key]
— n.
  1. a loose-fitting, broad-sleeved white vestment, worn over the cassock by clergy and choristers.
  2. a garment in which the two halves of the front cross diagonally.
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