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a pouch or case for some special purpose.

a fund to provide allowances for students.
an allowance so provided.

Ecclesiastical. a case or receptacle for a corporal.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4 Various
The Worship of the Church Jacob A. Regester
A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 10 (of 15) Various
Antony Gray,–Gardener Leslie Moore
The Worship of the Church Jacob A. Regester

(mainly RC Church) a flat case used at Mass as a container for the corporal

a fund providing allowances for students
the allowance provided


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