Definition of misericord in English:
1A ledge projecting from the underside of a hinged seat in a choir stall which, when the seat is turned up, gives support to someone standing.
- The sixty-two misericords or priests' seats, carved with everything from lions to scenes of everyday life, are believed to be of 1390.
- Weak light filters in through stained glass and creates deep shadows among the pews and misericords.
- These appear in the stained glass windows, stone column capitals, decorated ends of pews, or even the misericords carved on the bottom of hinged church seats.
Definition of misericord in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan