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chevet

Line breaks: che¦vet
Pronunciation: /ʃəˈveɪ/

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Definition of chevet in English:

noun

Architecture
(In large churches) an apse with an ambulatory giving access behind the high altar to a series of chapels set in bays.

Origin

early 19th century: from French, literally 'pillow', from Latin capitium, from caput 'head'.

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