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1. (Architecture) a gallery or loft over the rood screen in a church or cathedral
2. (Architecture) another name for rood screen
[C18: from French jubé, from opening words of Medieval Latin prayer Jube, Domine, benedicere Bid, Lord, a blessing; probably from the deacon's standing by the rood screen or in the rood loft to pronounce this prayer]
informal Austral and NZ any jelly-like sweet
[C20: shortened from jujube]