antechapel

noun
an·​te·​chap·​el | \ ˈan-ti-ˌcha-pəl How to pronounce antechapel (audio) \

Definition of antechapel

: a vestibule or anteroom to a chapel or church

First Known Use of antechapel

circa 1701, in the meaning defined above

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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 12 Aug. 2020.

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