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birrus


birrus


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Birrus  \Bir"rus\,  n.  [LL.,  fr  L.  birrus  a  kind  of  cloak.  See 
  {Berretta}.] 
  A  coarse  kind  of  thick  woolen  cloth,  worn  by  the  poor  in  the 
  Middle  Ages;  also  a  woolen  cap  or  hood  worn  over  the 
  shoulders  or  over  the  head.