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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humeral  \Hu"mer*al\,  a.  [L.  humerus  the  shoulder:  cf  F. 
  hum['e]ral.]  (Anat.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  humerus,  or  upper  part  of  the  arm; 
  brachial. 
 
  {Humeral  veil}  (R.  C.  Ch.),  a  long,  narrow  veil  or  scarf  of 
  the  same  material  as  the  vestments,  worn  round  the 
  shoulders  by  the  officiating  priest  or  his  attendant  at 
  Mass,  and  used  to  protect  the  sacred  vessels  from  contact 
  with  the  hands. 




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