epistle side

noun

: the right side of an altar or chancel as one faces it : south side
the priest goes to the epistle side, pours wine into the chaliceC. W. Currier
one sees the pulpit o' the epistle sideRobert Browning
used especially of churches in which the Epistle and the Gospel are read or sung from different sides

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“Epistle side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epistle%20side. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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