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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Rail, Altar

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(communion rail) A rail separating the sanctuary from the body of the church. It is of carved wood, metal, marble, or other precious material, about two and a half feet high.


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Entry for 'Rail, Altar'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/r/rail-altar.html. 1910.

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