Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chapel in an aisle or at the side of a church.

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Examples

  • Assange aside, perhaps the strangest event of the day came when a bride arrived at the side-chapel in St Paul's.

    Occupy Wall Street live: march on Times Square

  • There is also an odd little 'gathering room' off the narthex -- which is also enormous -- dedicated to the memory of some Monsignor-or-other that has the look of a former side-chapel or sacristy.

    St. Monica's, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

  • It's sort of satisfying walking through the dark streets to the glowing church - which looks especially welcoming in this Christmas season with the greenery and the red candles in the window niches, and a side-chapel all transformed into Bethlehem for the crib.

    Every Thursday...

  • Bakirtzis pointed out that the tiny side-chapel of the second basilica, with its beautiful mosaic floor, was never rebuilt, apparently an extravagance the monks could do without.

    A Sacred Congregation

  • Agnes tripped round the aisle to a little side-chapel where a light was always kept burning by her before a picture of Saint Agnes, and, kneeling there, waited till her grandmother should be through with her confession.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862

  • The litanies are sung, while the procession returns to the church, where the newly-baptised are confirmed in a side-chapel, and exhorted to perseverance in virtue, by the Cardinal [135]; the litanies are then continued, but cease while all kneeling venerate the heads of

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • This now takes place in S. Peters, in a side-chapel adorned with two _arazzi_; one representing Leonardo

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • _Sepulchre_ in a side-chapel [78], and several confraternities come in procession to venerate the relics, of which we shall speak in the next chapter.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • In a side-chapel of Notre Dame, and carefully boarded up for no reason in the world save to extort a verger's fee for their exhibition, are the splendid black marble monuments, with recumbent figures in copper gilt, of Charles the Bold, who fell at

    Beautiful Europe: Belgium

  • A little bell tinkled, Peter glanced sideways towards the sound, and saw that a Mass was in progress in a side-chapel of gleaming mosaics, and that a soldier in uniform served.

    Simon Called Peter

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