rood cloth

noun

Definition of rood cloth

: a violet or black veil used to cover the rood during Lent

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First Known Use of rood cloth

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Rood cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rood%20cloth. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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