Camisia in ecclesiastical usage, is a name for

(1) a shrine in which the Book of the Gospels used at high-mass was anciently preserved. It was frequently made of gold, richly jewelled. Many such, existed in English cathedrals and parish churches before the Reformation.

(2) An alb (q.v.).

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