noun, plural ca·the·drae [kuh-thee-dree, kath-i-dree] /kəˈθi dri, ˈkæθ ɪˌdri/.
- cathedral ceiling,
- cathedral glass,
- cathedral hull,
Origin of cathedra
Examples from the Web for cathedra
The cathedra, which was probably identical with the sella muliebris mentioned by Suetonius, was mostly used by women.Carriages & Coaches|Ralph Straus
In this spot, near the residence of the king, a church was built, in which the bishop's cathedra was placed.Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester (1901)|Hubert C. Corlette
Parts are translated in Greenwood, Cathedra Petri, iii., 364-371.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
And hence, he says, matter is as it were the stool (cathedra) of the One.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
It is believed that this was the "Cathedra" of St. Wilfrid himself.Northumberland Yesterday and To-day|Jean F. Terry
Word Origin for cathedra
"seat of a bishop in his church," Latin, literally "chair" (see cathedral).