jube

noun ju·be \ˈyü(ˌ)bā\

Definition of jube

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  rood screen

  2. 2 :  the gallery above a rood screen

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Origin and Etymology of jube

French jubé, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin Jube, Domine, benedicere Deign, O Lord, to bless; probably from the fact that in the medieval church the deacon stood at the rood screen or on the rood loft when pronouncing this benediction before the reading of the Gospel


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