Easter sepulcher


Definition of Easter sepulcher

  1. 1 :  a shallow recess in the north side of the chancel in some churches in which formerly the sacred elements were reserved from Maundy Thursday to Easter

  2. 2 :  a tomb in medieval churches in which the altar crucifix was buried from Good Friday to Easter Sunday

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