Does This Article on the Scandal Make Any Sense?
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Before the term "frock" was used to refer to secular jackets, it referred to the robes of clergy, e.g. the predecessor to the cassock. So to take a cleric's clothes away from him means to eject him from clerical status. Defrocked.
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Re: Does This Article on the Scandal Make Any Sense? - by The_Harlequin_King - 03-30-2010, 08:51 PM



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