a furred hood or hooded cape with long ends hanging down in front, formerly worn by the clergy.
Historical Examples

Over that again is a tippet, a development of the almuce, or worn over it.
The Customs of Old England F. J. Snell

He is also in ecclesiastical costume in processional vestments, without the cope exposing the almuce.
A Short Account of King’s College Chapel Walter Poole Littlechild

The ends of the almuce can be seen in the opening of the cope, and its hood hangs over the shoulders.
Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells Percy Dearmer

a fur-lined hood or cape formerly worn by members of certain religious orders, more recently by canons of France


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