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synonyms for retable

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

Thus in an old retable in Westminster Abbey, so painted, the painting has flaked off.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
At the head of the left aisle is a chapel which also has an elaborate marble retable of the same period.
THE CATHEDRALS AND CHURCHES OF THE RHINEFRANCIS MILTOUN
On the retable at the foot of the reredos, stand two massive candlesticks of silver gilt.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN CAMBRIDGE AND ELYREV. EDWARD CONYBEARE.
The lowered sill and recess probably formed a convenient retable to an altar against the wall.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CHURCHES OF COVENTRYFREDERIC W. WOODHOUSE
In the ancient Abbey Church are two masterpieces, a retable in carved wood and a tomb ornamented with exquisite statuettes.
EAST OF PARISMATILDA BETHAM-EDWARDS
Another exquisite example of wood carving may be seen in the chapel of Notre-Dame de Compassion, forming the retable.
THE CHURCHES OF PARISS. SOPHIA BEALE
Dom Doublet also gives a minute description of the gold retable with its ornaments of precious stones.
THE CHURCHES OF PARISS. SOPHIA BEALE
The candlesticks, in churches where lights at the Holy Communion are used, stand at the ends of the retable.
THE WORSHIP OF THE CHURCHJACOB A. REGESTER
Above the retable is the Madonna with two saints on either side: the crucifix surmounts the whole composition.
DONATELLODAVID LINDSAY, EARL OF CRAWFORD
The retable has two miracle reliefs, and between them a small bronze Christ, which has been put there in error.
DONATELLODAVID LINDSAY, EARL OF CRAWFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RETABLE

  • chantry
  • font
  • reredos
  • retable
  • shrine
  • tabernacle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.