rood arch

  • 1 rood arch — noun 1. : a central arch in a rood screen above which appears the rood 2. : an arch between the nave and the chancel immediately above the rood * * * 1. an archway at the center of a rood screen. 2. the archway between a nave and a chancel. [1840 …

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  • 2 rood arch — 1. an archway at the center of a rood screen. 2. the archway between a nave and a chancel. [1840 50] * * * …

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  • 3 Rood — • A term, often used to signify the True Cross itself, which, with the prefix Holy, occurs as the dedication of some churches Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rood     Rood      …

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  • 4 Rood — (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note: Generally, the… …

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  • 5 Rood beam — Rood Rood (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

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  • 6 Rood loft — Rood Rood (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

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  • 7 Rood screen — Rood Rood (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

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  • 8 rood steeple — Rood Rood (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

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  • 9 Rood tower — Rood Rood (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

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  • 10 Rood tree — Rood Rood (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

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  • 11 Rood screen — 15th century jubé from the chapel of St Fiacre at Le Faouet Morbihan, including the two thieves. Usual lo …

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  • 12 Rood steeple — Steeple Stee ple (st[=e] p l), n. [OE. stepel, AS. st[=e]pel, st[=y]pel; akin to E. steep, a.] (Arch.) A spire; also, the tower and spire taken together; the whole of a structure if the roof is of spire form. See {Spire}. A weathercock on a… …

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  • 13 Rood — a crucifix, usually wooden, suspended across the chancel arch above the rood screen; it could also be painted on the chancel arch …

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  • 14 By the rood — Rood Rood (r[=oo]d), n. [AS. r[=o]d a cross; akin to OS. r[=o]da, D. roede rod, G. ruthe, rute, OHG. ruota. Cf. {Rod} a measure.] 1. A representation in sculpture or in painting of the cross with Christ hanging on it. [1913 Webster] Note:… …

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  • 15 Kfuel — est une association rennaise qui organise des concerts de rock depuis 1994. Sommaire 1 Historique des artistes 1.1 1994 1.2 1995 1.3 1996 1.4 …

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  • 16 St. Luke's Church (Smithfield, Virginia) — Infobox nrhp name =Saint Luke s Church (Smithfield) nrhp type = nhl caption = location = Isle of Wight County, Virginia nearest city = Smithfield, Virginia lat degrees = 36 lat minutes = 56 lat seconds = 16.8 lat direction = N long degrees = 76… …

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  • 17 Nathaniel Hitch — Nationality English Field Sculpture Training Was sent by Farmer and Brindley to evening classes at Borough Polytechnic before setting out as a journeyman sculptor …

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  • 18 The Cross and Crucifix in Liturgy —     The Cross and Crucifix in Liturgy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Cross and Crucifix in Liturgy     (1) Material Objects in Liturgical Use;     (2) Liturgical Forms connected with Them;     (3) Festivals Commemorative of the Holy Cross;… …

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  • 19 History of wood carving — From the remotest ages the decoration of wood has been a foremost art. The tendency of human nature has always been to ornament every article in use. The North American Indian carves his wooden fish hook or his pipe stem just as the Polynesian… …

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  • 20 List of towers in Somerset — The Somerset Towers, built in the 14th to 16th centuries, have been describe as among England s finest contributions to medieval art.cite book |last= Jenkins|first=Simon|title= England s Thousand Best Churches|year= 2000|publisher= Penguin… …

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