from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun In medieval churches, an often openwork wall-like screen separating the choir from the nave and extending upward to the rood beam.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A screen or ornamental partition separating the choir of a church from the nave, and (properly) supporting the rood or crucifix. See cuts under
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- noun architecture A carved
screenthat separated the chanceland navein a medieval church; it originally carried a large crucifix
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- noun a screen in a church; separates the nave from the choir or chancel
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