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  • n. A series of seats, often recessed into the wall, on the south side of the chancel or choir for the use of officiating clergy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Seats in the chancel of a church near the altar for the officiating clergy during intervals of service.

Etymologies

Latin, plural of sedile. (Wiktionary)

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