altar screen

noun

Definition of altar screen

: a screen at the back of a church altar : reredos

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First Known Use of altar screen

circa 1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Altar screen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/altar%20screen. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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