Camail, in ecclesiastical usage, is a French name for

(1) a tippet or mozetta of black silk, worn by French clergy, but edged, lined, or furred to mark canons.

(2) An aumusse, or cape of fur, adopted by the English dignitaries, with edging of the animal's tail, or pendants, and worn by canons in a modified form in the 15th century. SEE ALMUTIUM.

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