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  • n. The throne or seat of a bishop within the chancel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The throne or seat of a bishop within the chancel.

Etymologies

Latin faldistorium, faldestorium, from Old High German faldstuol; faldan, faltan, to fold (German falten) + stuol stool; so called because it could be folded or laid together. See fold, and stool, and compare faldstool, fauteuil. (Wiktionary)

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