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amice


amice


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amice  \Am"ice\,  n.  [OE.  amyse,  prob.  for  amyt,  OF  amit,  ameit, 
  fr  L.  amictus  cloak,  the  word  being  confused  with  amice, 
  almuce,  a  hood  or  cape.  See  next  word.] 
  A  square  of  white  linen  worn  at  first  on  the  head,  but  now 
  about  the  neck  and  shoulders,  by  priests  of  the  Roman 
  Catholic  Church  while  saying  Mass. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amice  \Am"ice\,  n.  [OE.  amuce,  amisse  OF  almuce,  aumuce  F. 
  aumusse  LL  almucium  almucia  aumucia:  of  unknown  origin; 
  cf  G.  m["u]tze  cap,  prob.  of  the  same  origin.  Cf 
  {Mozetta}.]  (Eccl.) 
  A  hood,  or  cape  with  a  hood,  made  of  lined  with  gray  fur, 
  formerly  worn  by  the  clergy;  --  written  also  amess,  amyss, 
  and  almuce.