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  • n. rood screen, jube

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The gallery above such a screen, from which certain parts of the service were formerly read.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a cathedral or church, the rood-loft or gallery over the entrance to the choir. See cut under rood-loft.
  • n. Sometimes, an ambo.

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