verb (used with or without object), tab·er·nac·led, tab·er·nac·ling.
Origin of tabernacle
Related formstab·er·nac·u·lar [tab-er-nak-yuh-ler] /ˌtæb ərˈnæk yə lər/, adjectiveun·tab·er·nac·led, adjective
Examples from the Web for tabernacles
The bottom of these apartments still retains pediments of niches and tabernacles, the supporters of which are destroyed.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Like the feast of spring, the feast of tabernacles continued for seven days.The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)|Max Duncker
At the feast of tabernacles in the year 32, his relatives, always malevolent and sceptical, pressed him to go there.
Once a year, in the third week after the Feast of Tabernacles, a kind of court was held at the house of the Exilarch.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Brother Luke hath given me some skill in damask work, and in the enamelling of shrines, tabernacles, diptychs and triptychs.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for tabernacles (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for tabernacles (2 of 2)
- the portable sanctuary in the form of a tent in which the ancient Israelites carried the Ark of the Covenant (Exodus 25–27)
- the Jewish Temple regarded as the shrine of the divine presence