rood altar

noun

Definition of rood altar

: an altar placed against the outer side of a rood screen

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First Known Use of rood altar

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Rood altar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rood%20altar. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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