She was a nettle in which the rustle of the cassock was visible.
He was not yet quite certain that Adams had any more of the clergyman in him than his cassock.
On the green I saw a white man coming with a cassock on, by which and by the face of him I knew he was a priest.
He wore his cassock with the ease of long habit: he was young.
Then, when the great door had closed behind him, he gathered up the skirts of his cassock and hurried down the narrow street.
When this was done, he signalled to Brother Andrew to take off the cassock.
The Father brushed some crumbs from the front of his cassock and sat up higher in his chair.
Taking the letters from the pocket of his cassock, the Pope laid them on the table.
The Brother remained standing there in silence, with his fat hands clasped in front of his cassock.
Roma had knelt again, and was fingering the skirt of the Pope's cassock.
1540s, "long loose gown," from Middle French casaque "long coat" (16c.), probably ultimately from Turkish quzzak "nomad, adventurer," (the source of Cossack), from their typical riding coat. Or perhaps from Arabic kazagand, from Persian kazhagand "padded coat," from kazh "raw silk" + agand "stuffed." Chiefly a soldier's cloak 16c.-17c.; ecclesiastical use is from 1660s.