chapel of ease

noun phrase

Definition of chapel of ease

: a chapel or dependent church built to accommodate an expanding parish

First Known Use of chapel of ease

1538, in the meaning defined above

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“Chapel of ease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chapel%20of%20ease. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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