Associations to the word «Tabernacle»
TABERNACLE, noun. Any temporary dwelling, a hut, tent, booth.
TABERNACLE, noun. (Bible) The portable tent used before the construction of the temple, where the shekinah (presence of God) was believed to dwell.
TABERNACLE, noun. (by extension) The Jewish Temple at Jerusalem (as continuing the functions of the earlier tabernacle).
TABERNACLE, noun. Any portable shrine used in heathen or idolatrous worship
TABERNACLE, noun. A sukkah, the booth or 'tabernacle' used during the Jewish Feast of Sukkot.
TABERNACLE, noun. A small ornamented cupboard or box used for the reserved sacrament of the Eucharist, normally located in an especially prominent place in a Roman Catholic church.
TABERNACLE, noun. (US) A temporary place of worship, especially a tent, for a tent meeting, as with a venue for revival meetings.
TABERNACLE, noun. (by extension) Any house of worship; used especially of Mormon churches.
TABERNACLE, noun. (figuratively) Any abode or dwelling place, or especially the human body as the temporary dwelling place of the soul, or life.
TABERNACLE, noun. (nautical) A hinged device allowing for the easy folding of a mast 90 degrees from perpendicular, as for transporting the boat on a trailer, or passing under a bridge.
TABERNACLE, noun. A case on the altar of a church that contains the consecrated host and wine for the Eucharist
TABERNACLE, noun. The portable place of worship in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant described in the book of Exodus
TABERNACLE, noun. The Mormon temple.
TABERNACLE, noun. (Judaism) a portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant on their exodus.
TABERNACLE, noun. (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation.
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.