antechapel

noun

an·​te·​chap·​el ˈan-ti-ˌcha-pəl How to pronounce antechapel (audio)
: a vestibule or anteroom to a chapel or church

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1701, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antechapel was circa 1701

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“Antechapel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antechapel. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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