calefactory

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calefactory (comparative more calefactory, superlative most calefactory)

  1. warming

Noun[edit]

calefactory (plural calefactories)

  1. (architecture) The room or building in a monastery holding its communal fire, kept warm and used as a sitting room.
  2. A warming pan, or similar device used by a priest to warm his hands

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