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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Chimere  \Chi*mere"\,  n.  [OF.  chamarre.,  F.  simarre  (cf.  It 
  zimarra),  fr  Sp  chamarra  zamarra,  a  coat  made  of 
  sheepskins,  a  sheepskin,  perh.  from  Ar  samm[=u]r  the 
  Scythian  weasel  or  marten,  the  sable.  Cf  {Simarre}.] 
  The  upper  robe  worn  by  a  bishop,  to  which  lawn  sleeves  are 
  usually  attached.  --Hook.