Tabernacular
Tabernacular Tab`er*nac"u*lar, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a tabernacle, especially the Jewish tabernacle. [1913 Webster]

2. Formed in latticework; latticed. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

3. Of or pertaining to huts or booths; hence, common; low. ``Horribly tabernacular.'' --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tabernacular — |tabə(r)|nakyələ(r) adjective Etymology: Late Latin tabernaculum + English ar : of or characterized by tabernacle work cloisters … fronted with tabernacular or open work Thomas Warton †1790 …   Useful english dictionary

  • tabernacular — adjective see tabernacle I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tabernacular — See tabernacle. * * * …   Universalium

  • tabernacular — adjective a) Pertaining to a tabernacle. b) Of the style or character of an architectural tabernacle; formed in latticework; latticed …   Wiktionary

  • tabernacular — tab·er·nac·u·lar …   English syllables

  • tabernacle — tabernacular /tab euhr nak yeuh leuhr/, adj. /tab euhr nak euhl/, n., v., tabernacled, tabernacling. n. 1. any place or house of worship, esp. one designed for a large congregation. 2. (often cap.) the portable sanctuary in use by the Israelites… …   Universalium

  • tabernacle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Late Latin tabernaculum, from Latin, tent, from taberna hut Date: 13th century 1. a. often capitalized a tent sanctuary used by the Israelites during the Exodus b. archaic a dwelling… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • churchly — Synonyms and related words: abbatial, abbatical, archiepiscopal, canonical, capitular, capitulary, cathedral like, cathedralesque, church, churchish, churchlike, clerical, ecclesiastic, ecclesiastical, episcopal, episcopalian, evangelistic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ecclesiastical — Synonyms and related words: abbatial, abbatical, apostolic, archiepiscopal, canonical, capitular, capitulary, cathedral like, cathedralesque, church, churchish, churchlike, churchly, clerical, ecclesiastic, episcopal, episcopalian, evangelistic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tabernacle — /ˈtæbənækəl / (say tabuhnakuhl) noun 1. (in the Old Testament) the tent used by the Israelites as a portable sanctuary for the ark of the covenant before their final settlement in Palestine. 2. any place of worship, especially one designed for a… …   Australian English dictionary

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