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reredos (1321)


[ FEW: *3,145b dorsum; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  dos (reredos); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  reredos n.; MED:  reredos(e n.; DMLBS: 2820a retrodorsum ]
reredors,  reredose,  rerdoose,  rerdos,  rerdose  


1domesticarchit.decor.wooden panelling attached to a wall and serving as an ornamental backing to a chair or piece of furniture
( 1452-53 )  Pro le sylorynge =panelling domus rasture et le rerdose ibidem, 14 s. 8 d.  reredos n. (etym.)
eccl.decor.reredos, ornamental screen or hanging covering the wall behind the altar
( 1372-73 )  In contr. facta pro le rerdose ad magnum altare in ecclesia [...]14 d.  reredos n. (etym.)
( 1392 )  une grande table d'argent [...] assez grant pur le reredors d'un alter  212
2eccl.archit.decor.rood-screen, decorated screen separating the choir or chancel from the nave of a church
( 1446 )  Novum opus vocatum le Rerdoose, ad ostium chori, se extendit ad .lxix. l. .iiij. s.  reredos n. (etym.)
( 1480 )  Et a porta chori vocata le Reredos vsque orientem continet 47 gressus  reredos n. (etym.)
3domesticarchit. fireback, masonry or plate at the back of an open fireplace
( 1321 )  la pere qe serra pur l'astre e le reredos des avauntditz chimenees countre le feu  427
( 1407-08 )  pur un dawber par .iiij. jours et dimi a piccher un herth et amender le reredos et enterer un flore  9 Henry IV
( 1415-16 )  [...] de .vj. petitz herthes ové lez reredoses et bordures - .viij. li. .xiij. s. .iiij. d.  3 Henry V
areredos  dos  rere#2 
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