Definition of reredos in English:
noun (plural same)Christian Church
An ornamental screen covering the wall at the back of an altar.
- Among the main features of the interior are the magnificent rood screen, reredos and font canopy of Frosterley marble.
- The sanctuary is emphasised by marble steps, a stone reredos and an altar enriched with candlesticks and an impressive blue enamelled altar cross.
- Facing the altar, the reredos overwhelm the viewer's vision with rows upon rows of imposing carved saints and prophets.
Words that rhyme with reredosextrados • kudos • intrados
Definition of reredos in:
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