Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: cassock
IPA transcription: [k'æsək]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: cassock
    Meaning: a black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers
Usage examples
  • 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.