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  • noun plural (Arch.) Seats in the chancel of a church near the altar for the officiating clergy during intervals of service.

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

Etymologies

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Latin, plural of sedile.

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