Definition of parclose in English:

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parclose

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːkləʊz/

noun

A screen or railing in a church enclosing a tomb or altar or separating off a side chapel.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French parclos(e) 'enclosed', past participle of parclore (from Latin per- 'thoroughly' + claudere 'to close').

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