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How Do You Spell SURPLICE?

Correct spelling for the English word "surplice" is [s_ˈɜː_p_l_ɪ_s], [sˈɜːplɪs], [sˈɜːplɪs]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SURPLICE

  1. A white garment worn over another dress by the clergy of the Roman Catholic, Episcopal, and certain other churches, in some of their ministrations.

Common Misspellings for SURPLICE

Below is the list of 272 misspellings for the word "surplice".

Usage Examples for SURPLICE

  1. No white woman was ever seen upon the premises, unless she came as a beggar, when some new gown, or surplice, or organ, or chandelier, was needed for the pretty little church, lifting its modest spire so unobtrusively among the forest trees, not very far from Spring Bank. - "Bad Hugh" by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. The Carbonels, to whom little eager Sophia had been added a day or two previously, first saw him at Downhill Church, where he made a most dignified appearance, in a very full surplice, with his Doctor of Divinity's red hood over it. - "The Carbonels" by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. Among the ministers the surplice was not usual, and there was a Puritan severity about the laws in regard to the Sabbath and attendance at church. - "England in America, 1580-1652" by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  4. Give me my surplice quickly, Garrigou.... - "Letters from my Windmill" by Alphonse Daudet
  5. What are you to do with the surplice? - "The Man with a Shadow" by George Manville Fenn
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