• IPA: /ælb/
  • (British, also) IPA: /alb/

alb (plural albs)

  1. (Christianity, chiefly Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism) A long, white robe worn by priests and other ministers, underneath most of the other vestments.
    • 1978, Jane Gardam, God on the Rocks, Abacus 2014, p. 131:
      ‘The confidence of the very rich,’ thought Father Carter watching Binkie shaking out albs and cottas and calling rather loudly to the organist.
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