gospel side

noun, often capitalized G

Definition of gospel side

: the left side of an altar or chancel as one faces it

Examples of gospel side in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then as far as the harmonies and how to construct them, that came from the gospel side. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Why Missy Elliott Is Still Processing Her MTV VMA Triumph," 27 Aug. 2019 If future crossover success proved elusive, Mr. Hawkins was a regular at Grammy time on the gospel side, racking up 19 nominations and three more wins with various projects. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Edwin Hawkins, Known for the Hit ‘Oh Happy Day,’ Is Dead at 74," 15 Jan. 2018 On the gospel side, Tamela Mann rules as Top Gospel Artist of 2017 (and Top Female). Jim Asker, Billboard, "The Year in Christian & Gospel Charts: Hillsong Worship & Tamela Mann Lead Lists," 11 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of gospel side

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gospel side

from the custom of reading the Gospel from this side

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The first known use of gospel side was in 1891

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“Gospel side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gospel%20side. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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