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Altar rails

Scope note

Low rails or barriers in front of the altar, separating the officiating clergy from the other worshippers. HAS

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

30003736

Narrower Terms used

communion rails

Term used for

rails, altar

Equivalent Terms used

altar rail

Created

12yrs ago

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