Definition of Confessionals

1. Noun. (plural of confessional) ¹



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Definition of Confessionals

1. confessional [n] - See also: confessional

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confessionals

confession of judgment
confessional
confessional chair
confessional chairs
confessional debugging
confessionalise
confessionalised
confessionalises
confessionalising
confessionalism
confessionalist
confessionalists
confessionalization
confessionalize
confessionally
confessionals (current term)
confessionaries
confessionary
confessiones amantis
confessiones amantium
confessionist
confessionists
confessionless
confessions
confessor
confessoress
confessoresses
confessorial
confessors
confessorship

Literary usage of Confessionals

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1844)
"... as we now term them, were also I think confessionals, a!though perhaps not ... confessionals. At Lenham, in Kent, attached to the southern side of the ..."

2. Modern Parish Churches: Their Plan, Design, and Furniture by John Thomas Micklethwaite (1874)
"OF confessionals. THAT confessionals were not provided in churches built twenty years ago, is not to be wondered at, nor even that now they should not be ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In our time among the High Church folk one notices confessionals in.the churches, and one hears of discourses made to the people enjoining confession as a ..."

4. Reminiscences and Opinions of Sir Francis Hastings Doyle, 1813-1885 by Francis Hastings Charles Doyle (1887)
"... villa— The confessionals at St. Peter's. AT Christmas 1827, I left Eton, not for good, for I had much better have remained another year profiting by ..."

5. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1857)
"... his way into the vestry, and dressing himself in the robes of the priest, took his place in one of the confessionals of the church to hear penitents. ..."

6. The Antiquarian and Architectural Year Book for (1845)
"confessionals IN ENGLISH CHURCHES AND CHURCH HOUSES. Certain small apertures communicating from the cemetery through the lower part of the chancel wall, ..."

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