Chancel [noun]

Definition of Chancel:

church; holiest room or area in religious building

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Sentence/Example of Chancel:

Dickson instantly fell upon the English in the chancel, and a neighbour followed his example; but both were slain.

The Solo organ and one-third of the Pedal organ are under the first arch on the north side of the chancel.

The Altar organ, which can be played through the Solo organ keys, is under the second arch on the north side of the chancel.

The keyboards are on the north side of the chancel, inside the organ case, and can be seen from the "whispering gallery."

It is contained in two cases on each side of the triforium of the chancel and blown by an electric installation of 85 h.p.

The instrument occupied two special chambers on each side of the chancel, and a portion of the south chancel triforium.

It consists of a nave of four bays, a south aisle, chancel, and massive western embattled tower.

The chancel, originally but 20 feet long, is variously conjectured to be Roman work or to have been built by St. Augustine.

In 1848 a new chancel was built; and afterwards a dash of Christian patriotism resulted in a new pulpit and reading desk.

At one side of the chancel arch there is a reading desk, which looks piously at a pulpit, made just like it, on the opposite side.