Associations to the word «Chancel»

Wiktionary

CHANCEL, noun. The space around the altar in a church, often enclosed, for use by the clergy and the choir. In medieval cathedrals the chancel was usually enclosed or blocked off from the nave by an altar screen.
CHANCEL ORGAN, noun. (music) A division of a pipe organ for accompanying a choir.

Dictionary definition

CHANCEL, noun. Area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing.

Wise words

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