altar cloth


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altar cloth

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the cloth used for covering an altar: often applied also to the frontal
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As he spoke, the winds whipped the altar cloth and threatened to topple over the candlesticks.
An altar cloth embroidered by 138 wounded World War I soldiers was to take its place again Sunday at Saint Paul's Cathedral in London to mark the centenary of the conflict's outbreak.
This is to stop small fingers from delving into the slots and crevices of DVD and cable boxes but looks remarkably like an altar cloth.
Pupils at Cardinal Wiseman School made a double contribution to the event with pupils at the girls' school making an altar cloth while boys created the lectern from which the Pope read the Mass.
It was then that the good fellow plucked from a trouser pocket a huge handkerchief, the size of an altar cloth, and with a flourish raised it to his snout, while thumping the floor with his shined shoes to steam up the necessary power and finally, when he had the attention of the whole assembly, he let rip with two blasts that would shame the Herald Angels - first with his left nostril and then, after a tantalising interval, on the right side.
Leonardo da Vinci was said to have visited the village and bought an altar cloth, which he donated to Milan Cathedral.
A SICK vandal used a confession box as a TOILET and wiped his filthy hands on the altar cloth.
Canon Roy Doxsey and Rev Keith Kimber blessed the mosaic and a new altar cloth at the service.
Debbie Bernet designed and executed the monograms used on the altar cloth and aisle runner.
For example, the Girona design came from a sketch of the weaving patterns of an altar cloth.
He ends up tailoring it from less glamorous and expensive material: An altar cloth, table frills and stretch pants with red briefs on them.