an ornamental screen closing off an organ chamber in a church.
a rood screen or the like supporting an organ.
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How to use organ screen in a sentence
A gentleman with difficulty then made his way to the organ screen; but was compelled to retreat to avoid suffocation.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
The distance from the inside of the west door of the cathedral to the organ screen at the entrance into the choir is 267 feet.The New Guide to Peterborough Cathedral | George S. Phillips
The next window is that over the great organ screen dividing the ante-chapel from the choir.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely | Rev. Edward Conybeare.
At the same time the order was given for the part of the organ screen towards the nave to be wainscoted.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester | G. H. Palmer
The painting is continued on oak panelling across the organ screen.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester | G. H. Palmer
British Dictionary definitions for organ screen
a wooden or stone screen that supports the organ in a cathedral or church and divides the choir from the nave
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