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[n] - low bench for kneeling on
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1A low-seated, upholstered chair with a high, straight back, popular in Victorian times, also known as a praying chair. The chairs, used for both praying and sitting, were well-suited for women's voluminous skirts of the period. 2 Desk with a low platform on which to kneel in prayer and a shelf on w...
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noun low bench for kneeling on
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praying desk for one individual with a knee bench close to the floor and a vertical panel supporting an armrest, below which there is usually a shelf ...
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A prie-dieu (French: literally, "pray [to] God") is a type of prayer desk primarily intended for private devotional use, but also often found in churches of the European continent. It is a small ornamental wooden desk furnished with a sloping shelf for books, and a cushioned pad (kneeler) on which ...
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Also - A desk with a low platform on which to kneel in prayer and a shelf on which to put devotional books, in use from medieval times.
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Prie`dieu' noun [ French, literally, pray God.] A kneeling desk for prayers.
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• (n.) A kneeling desk for prayers.
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1) Pew feature
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