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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Gr. Ch., the veil or curtain of the holy doors.
  • n. The veil which is used in Oriental churches to cover the chalice and paten.
  • n. In the Gr. Ch., the veil which is hung on the canopy standing over the altar.


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