Definition of Sedile

1. one of the seats in a church for the use of the officiating clergy [n -LIA]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sedile

sedge
sedge bird
sedge family
sedge frog
sedge frogs
sedge warbler
sedge warblers
sedge wren
sedged
sedgelike
sedges
sedgier
sedgiest
sedgy
sedile (current term)
sedilia
sedilias
sedilium
sediment
sedimentable
sedimental
sedimentary
sedimentary cataract
sedimentary clay
sedimentary rock
sedimentary rocks
sedimentate
sedimentation
sedimentation coefficient

Literary usage of Sedile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1862)
"In the south wall of the sanctuary are a sedile and piscina under a single ... sedile and Piscina, St. Madron. The height of the sedile is 4 ft. ..."

2. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1863)
"... inserting lancet windows in the sides and east end, and a beautiful Early English sedile (Plate I.); secondly, of the vaulting of the space below the ..."

3. The History of the Church & Manor of Wigan in the County of Lancaster by George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman (1889)
"... die D'nico p'x. sequent! in veteri sive inferiori Cancella, cora sedile meo, prope media. D'ns dedit et d'ns abstulit, sit nomen D'ni ..."

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