altar ledge

noun

: a raised ledge at the back of an altar for candles, flowers, cross, or ornaments

Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of altar ledge was in 1845

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“Altar ledge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/altar%20ledge. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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