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Related to credence table: ambo
1. (Furniture) a small sideboard, originally one at which food was tasted for poison before serving
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a small table or ledge on which the bread, wine, etc, are placed before being consecrated in the Eucharist
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