altarwise meaning

  "altarwise" in a sentence
  In the position of an altar at the east end of the chancel


  1. The articles against him allege that he had set up the communion table altarwise, and preached in a surplice; they also detail a list of charges more or less affecting his character.
  2. In his diocese, as elsewhere, the order for placing the communion table altarwise at the east end of the chancel, and fencing it in with rails, produced discontent among the clergy, and Dee received frequent instructions from the high court of commission to proceed against those who refused obedience.

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