Priedieu


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Prie`dieu´


n.1.A kneeling desk for prayers.
References in classic literature ?
He found him kneeling before a PRIEDIEU with his head leaning on an open prayer book.
Elle porte le sari des femmes indomauriciennes et un bindi sur le front; derriere elle, dans cette chambre simple au sol en bois et aux lits en fer, un crucifix sur le mur et un priedieu.
One of the more unusual items I have come across has been a gilded priedieu adorned with purple velvet.