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synonyms for reredos

  • shrine
  • chantry
  • font
  • tabernacle
  • retable
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How to use reredos in a sentence

On the north side is part of a fourteenth-century reredos, probably that which stood behind the high altar.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
Traces of colour are to be seen in the reredos and the roof over it.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF GLOUCESTER [2ND ED.]H. J. L. J. MASS
There is a good tower-arch, a five-shafted font, and excellent wagon-shaped roofs; chancel-screen and reredos are modern.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
In the Lutheran churches, though the Mass was gone, reredos and crucifix remained untouched.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
He became a constant guest at the castle, and Lady Montfort presented his church with a reredos of alabaster.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
The reredos is partly Early English, and partly Decorated in style, and the eastern compartments contain some good sculpture.
WARWICKSHIRECLIVE HOLLAND
Swallows fly in and out of their nests in the gold curlicues of the reredos.
THE HACIENDAS OF MEXICOPAUL ALEXANDER BARTLETT
Its reredos, now in the Museum, was from the Juliot atelier.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
The figures in the new reredos of the Chapel tell the story of the foundation.
OXFORD AND HER COLLEGESGOLDWIN SMITH
There is a splendid reredos of Caen stone and alabaster, and a peculiarly handsome altar-rail of vert antique and alabaster.
THE CHURCH INDEXWILLIAM PEPPERELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REREDOS

  • chantry
  • font
  • reredos
  • retable
  • shrine
  • tabernacle
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