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scapulary (plural scapularies)

  1. (zoology) scapular
  2. A form of brace or suspender for keeping a belt or body bandage in place; it is made of a broad roller bandage split half way, the undivided part being in front, the divided ends passing over the shoulders and down the back.
    • 1863, George Eliot, Romola, Volume I, Book I, Chapter X, page 187
      The friar put his hand under his scapulary, and drawing out a small linen bag which hung round his neck, took from it a bit of parchment []


scapulary (not comparable)

  1. scapular

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for scapulary in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)