Amice

Amice
♦ A square of white linen, folded diagonally, worn by the celebrant priest, on the head or about the neck and shoulders.
(Davis, H.W. C. (ed.) Medieval England, 615)
item of mass vestments; a rectangular piece of fabric worn around the neck, forming a loose collar
16th century grey fur, possibly squirrel

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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  • Amice — • A short linen cloth, square or oblong in shape and, like the other sacerdotal vestments, needing to be blessed before use Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Amice     Amice      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Amice — Am ice, n. [OE. amyse, prob. for amyt, OF. amit, ameit, fr. L. amictus cloak, the word being confused with amice, almuce, a hood or cape. See next word.] A square of white linen worn at first on the head, but now about the neck and shoulders, by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amice — Am ice, n. [OE. amuce, amisse, OF. almuce, aumuce, F. aumusse, LL. almucium, almucia, aumucia: of unknown origin; cf. G. m[ u]tze cap, prob. of the same origin. Cf. {Mozetta}.] (Eccl.) A hood, or cape with a hood, made of lined with gray fur,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amice — f English: from a medieval given name derived from Latin ami(ci)tia friendship; see AMITY (SEE Amity) …   First names dictionary

  • amice! — amȋce! uzv. <V od amicus> DEFINICIJA zast. prijatelju!, riječ obraćanja, skretanja pozornosti i pojačavanja značenja rečenoga među osobama više naobrazbe, posebno humanističkih struka ETIMOLOGIJA lat. amicus: prijatelj …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • amice — amice1 [am′is] n. [ME < OFr amit < L amictus, a cloak; confused with OFr aumuce < ML almutia, cowl or hood] an oblong white linen cloth worn about the neck and shoulders by a priest at Mass amice2 [am′is] n. a fur lined hood or hooded… …   English World dictionary

  • Amice — The amice is a liturgical vestment used mainly in the Roman Catholic Church, in some Anglican churches, and in the Armenian Church. It consists of a white cloth connected to two long ribbon like attachments, by which it is fastened around the… …   Wikipedia

  • Amice — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.   Sigles d’une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres   Sigles de trois lettres   Sigles de quatre lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • amice — amice1 /am is/, n. Eccles. an oblong vestment, usually of white linen, worn about the neck and shoulders and partly under the alb. [1200 50; ME amice(s) < OF amis, amys, pl. of amit < L amictus mantle, cloak, equiv. to amic , base of amicire to… …   Universalium

  • Amice Calverley — (* 9. April 1896 in Chelsea, London; † 10. April 1959 in Toronto; war eine britische Malerin und Musikerin. Sie ist bekannt durch ihre Zeichnungen des Tempels Sethos I. in Abydos. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Die frühren Jahre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Amice (consortium) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Amice. De 1985 à 1995, le consortium AMICE était une organisation européenne réunissant de grandes entreprises, incluant les utilisateurs, fournisseurs, sociétés de conseil, et le milieu universitaire, concernés… …   Wikipédia en Français

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