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vernicle cloth with which, according to legend, a woman wiped the face of Jesus Christ on the way to Calvary and on which his features were impressed; representation of this. XIV. — OF., alt. of vernique, (also mod.) véronique — medL. veronica, which has been supposed to be a perversion of *vēra īcōn ‘true image’ and was subsequently taken as the name of the woman herself.
Also veronica 2 XVII.

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vernicle

vernicle a vernicle, or cloth supposedly impressed with Christ's face, is the emblem of St Veronica.

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