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rood screen

noun [C] uk   /ˈruːdˌskriːn/ specialized us  
a decorative wooden or stone wall that in some Christian churches separates the area near the altar from the other parts of the church
Translations of “rood screen”
in Chinese (Traditional) (基督教教堂中把中堂與聖壇分開的)聖壇屏…
in Chinese (Simplified) (基督教教堂中把中堂与圣坛分开的)圣坛屏…
(Definition of rood screen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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