rood arch


Definition of rood arch

1 : a central arch in a rood screen above which appears the rood
2 : an arch between the nave and the chancel immediately above the rood

First Known Use of rood arch

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Rood arch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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