epistle side


Definition of epistle side

: 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 chalice— C. W. Currier one sees the pulpit o' the epistle side— Robert 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 Jul. 2022.

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