gremial


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gremial \Gre"mi*al\, a. [L. gremium lap, bosom.]
   Of or pertaining to the lap or bosom. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gremial \Gre"mi*al\, n.
   1. A bosom friend. [Obs.] --Fuller.
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   2. (Ecol.) A cloth, often adorned with gold or silver lace,
      placed on the bishop's lap while he sits in celebrating
      mass, or in ordaining priests.
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