Decanal stall
Decanal Dec"a*nal (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. d['e]canal. See {Dean}.] Pertaining to a dean or deanery. [1913 Webster]

His rectorial as well as decanal residence. --Churton. [1913 Webster]

{Decanal side}, the side of the choir on which the dean's tall is placed.

{Decanal stall}, the stall allotted to the dean in the choir, on the right or south side of the chancel. --Shipley. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Decanal — Dec a*nal (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. d[ e]canal. See {Dean}.] Pertaining to a dean or deanery. [1913 Webster] His rectorial as well as decanal residence. Churton. [1913 Webster] {Decanal side}, the side of the choir on which the dean s tall is placed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decanal side — Decanal Dec a*nal (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. d[ e]canal. See {Dean}.] Pertaining to a dean or deanery. [1913 Webster] His rectorial as well as decanal residence. Churton. [1913 Webster] {Decanal side}, the side of the choir on which the dean s tall is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dean's stall — Dean Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardinal dean — Dean Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dean — Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dean and chapter — Dean Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dean of a monastery — Dean Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dean of arches — Dean Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dean of cathedral church — Dean Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dean of faculty — Dean Dean, n. [OE. dene, deene, OF. deien, dien, F. doyen, eldest of a corporation, a dean, L. decanus the chief of ten, one set over ten persons, e. g., over soldiers or over monks, from decem ten. See {Ten}, and cf. {Decemvir}.] 1. A dignitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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