- a room or hall before the entrance to a chapel.
Origin of antechapel
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"I will see you stand together—you and your henchman," she said to Rozel, and moved on to the antechapel, the Court following.Michel and Angele [A Ladder of Swords], Complete
The western bay forms the antechapel, from which we pass into the chapel itself through the original oak screen.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Manchester
Antechapel, an′te-cha-pl, n. the outer part of the west end of a college chapel.
On the afternoon of the same Sunday she returned to the antechapel and witnessed a play of Plautus.Milton's England
Lucia Ames Mead
“I will see you stand together—you and your henchman,” she said to Rozel, and moved on to the antechapel, the court following.A Ladder of Swords