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1) Alb. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The long white tunic (Latin, albus, white) bound round the waist with a girdle. The dress is emblematical of purity and continence, and worn by priests when saying...

2) alb. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A long white linen robe with tapered sleeves worn by a priest at Mass. Middle English albe, from Old English, from Medieval Latin alba, from (vestis) alba, white...

3) Alb. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Albania 2. Albanian...

4) Monte Alban. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Monte Alban (MOH-te ahl-BAHN), anc. city, c.7 mi/11.3 km from Oaxaca, SW Mexico; Zapotec. Monte Alban was built on an artificially leveled, rocky promontory above...

5) Impossibilities. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Latin phrases: 1 Aethi pem de-alb re. Ar nas ar re. Lat rem lav re. Pum ce aridius. In asino lanam.English phrases: 2 Gathering grapes from thistles. Fetching water...

6) Act V. Scene III. Shakespeare, William. 1909-14. The Tragedy of King Lear. The Harvard Classics
...draw a cart, nor eat dried oats; If it be man s work, I ll do t.] Exit. Flourish. Enter ALBANY, GONERIL, REGAN, [another Captain] and Soldiers Alb. Sir, you have...

7) Act V. Scene III. King Lear. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...a cart nor eat dried oats; 44 If it be man s work I will do it. [Exit. Flourish. Enter ALBANY, GONERIL, REGAN, Officers, and Attendants. Alb. Sir, you have show d...

8) Appar'el. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Dress. The ornamental parts of the alb, at the lower edge and at the wrists. Catechu mens used to talk of putting on their apparels, or fine white surplices, for...

9) 887. Albert Pike (1809-91). Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989
...Albert Pike (1809-91) What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. Attributed to ALBERT...

10) dalmatic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. The wide-sleeved garment worn over the alb by a deacon, cardinal, bishop, or abbot at the celebration of Mass. 2. A wide-sleeved garment worn by an English monarch...

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