To many the thought of galleried churches will revive a different set of remembrances.
From these marble memorials of the dead you turn to the galleried pew where, in life, those they commemorate were wont to worship.
It opened into a big back room of the main house, the one with the galleried piazza.
The hall was galleried to the top; and, lo, the entrance door at the top was covered with green baize and brass nails.
What its galleried courtyard was like let this sketch record.
In one of the chapels, in a galleried niche, there is an extraordinary life-sized wooden group of the Adoration of the Magi.
The library was here, a book-lined, galleried hall whose arched ceiling was upheld by dark oak beams.
Many months had passed since the time when she would have boldly walked into the galleried inn-yard and asked for what she wanted.
At one side jutted an incongruous modern addition; into the second story of which was set a galleried piazza.
Dale was waiting on the pavement when the Mercury drew up at the galleried entrance to the hotel.
c.1500, from Middle French galerie "a long portico" (14c.), from Medieval Latin galeria, of uncertain origin, perhaps an alteration of galilea "church porch," which is probably from Latin Galilaea "Galilee," the northernmost region of Palestine (see Galilee); church porches sometimes were so called from being at the far end of the church.
Super altare Beatæ Mariæ in occidentali porte ejusdem ecclesiæ quæ Galilæ a vocatur. [c.1186 charter in "Durham Cathedral"]Sense of "building to house art" first recorded 1590s; that of "people who occupy a (theater) gallery" (contrasted with "gentlemen of the pit") first by Lovelace, 1640s, hence to play to the gallery (1867).
(1.) Heb. 'attik (Ezek. 41:15, 16), a terrace; a projection; ledge. (2.) Heb. rahit (Cant. 1:17), translated "rafters," marg. "galleries;" probably panel-work or fretted ceiling.