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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Biretta

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A black cap of peculiar shape worn by the clergy in outdoor processions and services and sometimes in Church. When worn by a Bishop the color is purple.

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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Biretta'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/acd/b/biretta.html. 1901.

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