scapulary [{{t}}'skæpjʊlərɪ] (pl scapularies)
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  • Scapulary — A monastic garment with a cowl or hood to it, from the Latin scapula, the back or blade bone of the shoulder. The monks of the order of St. Benedict were specially enjoined to wear the scapulary when at work …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Scapulary — Scap u*la*ry, a. Same as {Scapular}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scapulary — Scap u*la*ry, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as 2d and 3d {Scapular}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scapulary — Scapular Scap u*lar, Scapulary Scap u*la*ry, n. [F. scapulaire, LL. scapularium, scapulare, fr. L. scapula shoulder blade.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) (a) A loose sleeveless vestment falling in front and behind, worn by certain religious orders and devout… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scapulary — /skap yeuh ler ee/, adj., n., pl. scapularies. adj. 1. scapular1. n. 2. Surg. a shoulder dressing that keeps the shoulder or another bandage in place. [1175 1225; ME scapelori, scapelry < ML scapulorium, scapularium, assimilated to ARY. See… …   Universalium

  • scapulary — A form of brace or suspender for keeping a belt or body bandage in place. * * * scap·u·lary (skap″u larґe) a shoulder bandage, with the appearance of a pair of suspenders or braces, to hold in place a body bandage or girdle …   Medical dictionary

  • scapulary — scap·u·lar·y || skæpjÉ™lÉ™rɪ / jÊŠl n. bandage used to hold the shoulder or another bandage in place (Medicine) adj. pertaining to the shoulder blade, pertaining to the flat bone at the back of the shoulder (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scapulary — noun (plural scapularies) 1》 a scapular feather. 2》 another term for scapular (in sense 1) …   English new terms dictionary

  • scapulary — scap·u·lary …   English syllables

  • scapulary — /ˈskæpjələri/ (say skapyuhluhree) adjective, noun (plural scapularies) → scapular …   Australian English dictionary

  • scapulary — n. (pl. ies) 1 = SCAPULAR n. 1. 2 = SCAPULAR n. 3. Etymology: ME f. OF eschapeloyre f. med.L scapelorium, scapularium (as SCAPULA) …   Useful english dictionary

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