Definition of Dossals
1. dossal [n] - See also: dossal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dossals
dossals (current term)
Literary usage of Dossals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1858)
"I have placed frontals and dossals together, for they are generally so much alike, that it is difficult to distinguish one from the other. ..."
2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"... most curiously formed in the stone- work of one of the chancel windows. (Vide Skel- tou's A ..'^M.'.V,* ./(.•r/.>rv;,rf.v dossals of altars or hangings ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"The shrine of St. Romain at Rouen has some excellent statuettes done by this process, which is also employed in the great altar dossals and frontals at ..."
4. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages: A Description of Mediaeval Workmanship by Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison (1908)
"... very costly textile of gold and silk which was used largely in altar coverings and hangings, such as dossals; by degrees the name became synonymous with ..."