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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A painted or carved screen placed above and behind an altar or communion table.

Usage examples (35)
  • The covering for the reredos is the same as in the old photo.
  • Behind the reredos are the chantries of Bishop Waynflete and of the great Cardinal
  • The old screen has gone, and the reredos is a restoration; the original stalls were removed as early as
  • The reredos is a magnificent erection, and renders the east end of this cathedral one of the most dignified in the kingdom. for more
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