privileged altar


noun Roman Catholic Church.

an altar at which a plenary indulgence for a departed soul may be granted upon celebration of a Mass.

Nearby words

  1. privatize,
  2. privet,
  3. privet hawk,
  4. privilege,
  5. privileged,
  6. privileged site,
  7. privily,
  8. privity,
  9. privy,
  10. privy chamber

Origin of privileged altar

First recorded in 1880–85

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