Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [k'æsək]
meaning of the word
a black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers
And what a figure he must cut in his tattered band and cassock, and without a hat and wig, when he got home.
He went to Court in the old cassock in which he went about his daily work, and which was probably the only one he had.
My cassock is sadly torn, as is my band. To be sure, I was much frightened, for a robbery in these parts has not been known many years.
He was an excellent "whip," however; and having doffed his cassock to put on a great-coat, he drove the hack which conveyed the "happy couple" out of town.
One of the illustrated weekly papers has already seized hold of the clergyman, and blackened him most unmercifully, by representing him in his cassock performing the marriage service.