gospel side

noun

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

Examples of gospel side in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The project, and its gospel side in particular, became a forgotten part of his discography. Ben Dandridge-Lemco, Rolling Stone, 28 Dec. 2021 On Saturday, fans will get the gospel side of things when a gospel music service will be followed by music from Mondo Cortez & The Chicago Blues Angels and Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials. Darcel Rockett, Chicago Tribune, 17 Aug. 2022 Then as far as the harmonies and how to construct them, that came from the gospel side. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, 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, 15 Jan. 2018 On the gospel side, Tamela Mann rules as Top Gospel Artist of 2017 (and Top Female). Jim Asker, Billboard, 11 Dec. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

from the custom of reading the Gospel from this side

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 23 Feb. 2024.

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