mandilion definition

  • noun:
    • mandil
    • See mandil.
    • A garment first found in France inside sixteenth century, and used initially by men-servants, soldiers, as well as others as a kind of overcoat.
    • A handkerchief where, in accordance with an ecclesiastical legend, a portrait of Jesus had been coated, and that has been sent by him to Abgarus, prince of Edessa.

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