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date: 17 November 2019

orarion (Gk. ὠράριον‎). 

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

In the E. Church, the deacon's stole. It is a narrow band of material, worn over the left shoulder, and hangs straight down back and front; sometimes, before being left free to hang down in front, it is passed below the right arm, then attached once more to the left shoulder, and so hung down in front. While reciting prayers, the deacon holds it in his hand. At the time of Communion, it is crossed round the body.... ...

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