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lawn sleeves

noun
1.
(used with a plural verb) the sleeves of lawn forming part of the dress of an Anglican bishop.
2.
(used with a singular verb) the office of an Anglican bishop.
3.
(used with a singular or plural verb) an Anglican bishop or bishops.
Origin of lawn sleeves
1630-1640
1630-40
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