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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chas·i·ble n. See Chasuble.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chas·u·ble n.  Eccl. The outer vestment worn by the priest in saying Mass, consisting, in the Roman Catholic Church, of a broad, flat, back piece, and a narrower front piece, the two connected over the shoulders only. The back has usually a large cross, the front an upright bar or pillar, designed to be emblematical of Christ's sufferings. In the Greek Church the chasuble is a large round mantle. [Written also chasible, and chesible.]