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Altar cloth: An altar cloth is used by various religious groups to cover an altar. It may be used as a sign of respect towards the holiness of the altar, as in the Catholic Church. Because many altars are made of wood and are often ornate and unique, cloth may then be used to protect the altar surface. In other cases, the cloth serves to beautify a rather mundane construction underneath.

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Google previewThe Ecclesiologist (1801)

The pavement within the communion rails is of coloured encaustic tiles by Minton ; the altar cloth is a most beautiful specimen of revived ecclesiastical embroidery, the cover of the font is lofty and richly carved. The church at Braunston ...

Google previewInside Chinatown (2009)

Ancient Culture in a New World by Robert Amos, Kileasa Wong

This handsome embroidered altar cloth is a recent addition to the furnishings at the Lung Kong Association, donated by the Cheung family.這張掛在神壇前的精緻錦繡被,是由總 公所 ...

Google previewThe Goddesses of Kitchen Avenue (2011)

A Novel by Barbara Samuel

The altar cloth is a black scarf printed with ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Altar Cloth: This is a cloth ...

Google previewAnglican Young People's Dictionary (2004)

by June English

When it is not being used, the altar is usually covered by a special white linen cloth called an altar Altar Guild A Altar cloth. During the celebration of the ANGLICAN YOUNG PEOPLE'S DICTIONARY.

Google previewThe Watkins Dictionary of Magic (2012)

Over 3000 Entries on the World of Magical Formulas, Secret Symbols and the Occult by Nevill Drury

Altar Cloth In Wicca, a black or white cloth which rests on the altar. Placed on it are containers for the salt and water used to purify the magic circle with the elements earth and water. Altar, Live In contemporary Satanism, which venerates carnal ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

penetralia, platform, reliquary, sanctuary, shrine, temple altar area of church apse altar boy acolyte altar canopy ciborium altar carpet pedale altar cloth coster, dossal altar hanging dossal, palla altarpiece ancona, reredos altarpiece painting ...

Google previewThe Little Giant Encyclopedia of Spells & Magic (1999)

by Jane Johnson, Diagram Group

ALTAR CLOTH COLORS To evoke a spirit whose planet is Altar.

Google previewA Dictionary for Episcopalians (2000)

by John N. Wall

altar cloth / Long strip of white ...

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