chevet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, head of the bed, diminutive from chef (head).

Noun[edit]

chevet (plural chevets)

  1. (architecture) The extreme end of the chancel or choir; properly the round or polygonal part.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French chevez, from Latin capitium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chevet m (plural chevets)

  1. bedside
  2. (architecture) apse, chevet

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