epistle side

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epistle side (plural epistle sides)

  1. The right side of an altar or church to a person looking from the nave toward the chancel.
    • Robert Browning
      One sees the pulpit on the epistle side.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for epistle side in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)