Definition: A slightly built or temporary habitation; especially, a
Definition: A portable structure of wooden framework covered with
curtains, which was carried through the wilderness in the Israelitish
exodus, as a place of sacrifice and worship.
Definition: Hence, the Jewish temple; sometimes, any other place
Definition: Figuratively: The human body, as the temporary abode of
Definition: Any small cell, or like place, in which some holy or
precious things was deposited or kept.
Definition: The ornamental receptacle for the pyx, or for the
consecrated elements, whether a part of a building or movable.
Definition: A niche for the image of a saint, or for any sacred
painting or sculpture.
Definition: Hence, a work of art of sacred subject, having a
partially architectural character, as a solid frame resting on a
bracket, or the like.
Definition: A tryptich for sacred imagery.
Definition: A seat or stall in a choir, with its canopy.
Definition: A boxlike step for a mast with the after side open, so
that the mast can be lowered to pass under bridges, etc.
Definition: To dwell or reside for a time; to be temporary