Canonicals is a term for the dress prescribed by the canons to be worn by the clergy, and in actual use in Fielding's time. In 1766 the Connoisseur alludes to the appearance in the streets of the doctor's scarf, pudding-sleeve gown, starched bands, and feather topgrizzle. George Herbert, when ordained priest. laid aside his sword, which he had worn as a deacon, and adopted a canonical coat.

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