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From Old French chancel.

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chancel (plural chancels)

  1. The space around the altar in a church, often enclosed, for use by the clergy and the choir. In medieval cathedrals the chancel was usually enclosed or blocked off from the nave by an altar screen.

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FrenchEdit

 
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From Latin cancellus.

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chancel m (plural chancels)

  1. chancel

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cancellus.

NounEdit

chancel m (oblique plural chanceaus or chanceax or chanciaus or chanciax or chancels, nominative singular chanceaus or chanceax or chanciaus or chanciax or chancels, nominative plural chancel)

  1. chancel

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