Definición de dossal en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈdɒs(ə)l/


An ornamental cloth hung behind an altar in a church or at the sides of a chancel.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Another work with Petrine iconography is a thirteenth-century dossal for, most likely, the little Florentine church.
  • These dossals have both been cut down at either end; they each most likely had two extra figures of saints.
  • Altar cloths and Communion lines were replaced regularly, it seemed, and dossals or backdrops have come and gone.


Mid 17th century (denoting an ornamental cloth for covering the back of a seat): from medieval Latin dossale, from late Latin dorsalis 'on the back' (see dorsal).

Palabras que riman con dossal

apostle, colossal, fossil, glossal, jostle, throstle

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Saltos de línea: dos¦sal

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