Definition of Prie-dieu

1. Noun. Low bench for kneeling on.

Generic synonyms: Bench



Definition of Prie-dieu

1. Noun. A piece of furniture on which someone can pray, consisting of a cushioned area to kneel on, with a built-in ledge for books. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prie-dieu

pride of place
pride oneself
pride wenteth before a fall
prided
prideful
pridefully
pridefulness
pridefulnesses
prideless
priderite
prides
pridian
priding
pridingly
pridinol
prie-dieu (current term)
pried
priedieu
priedieus
priedieux
prief
priefe
priefes
priefs
prier
priers
pries
priest
priest-doctor
priest-penitent privilege

Literary usage of Prie-dieu

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1. Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain by George Edmund Street (1914)
"Probably, however, the Prie- Dieu desk in front of the bishop's stall is of ... prie-dieu The eastern part of the church has been worse treated even than ..."

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