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hagioscope

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noun ha·gio·scope \ˈha-gē-ə-ˌskōp, ˈhā-jē-\

Definition of hagioscope

  1. :  an opening in the interior walls of a cruciform church so placed as to afford a view of the altar to those in the transept

ha·gio·scop·ic play \ˌha-gē-ə-ˈskä-pik, ˌhā-, -jē-\ adjective


Circa 1840

First Known Use of hagioscope

circa 1840


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