- one of the seats (usually three) on the south side of the chancel, often recessed, for the use of the officiating clergy.
Origin of sedile
Examples from the Web for sedile
Historical Examples of sedile
At the E. end is a piscina and a sedile, each under an elaborate triple ogee canopy.
The sanctuary contains a sedile and piscina, and a stoup and a rougher piscina will be found in the nave.
Note the old font which was evidently at one time coloured; also the aumbry, piscina and sedile.Seaward Sussex
This is beneath a sept-foiled arch, beside which is another strangely irregular (p. 210) arch over a sedile.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely
Rev. Edward Conybeare.