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dossal

play
noun dos·sal \ˈdä-səl\

Definition of dossal

  1. :  an ornamental cloth hung behind and above an altar



Variants of dossal

or

dorsal

play \ˈdȯr-səl\ or

dossel

play \ˈdä-səl\

Origin and Etymology of dossal

Medieval Latin dossale, dorsale, from neuter of Late Latin dorsalis dorsal


First Known Use: 1851

Rhymes with dossal

fossil, jostle, tassel, throstle, warsle, wassail



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