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PARCLOSE (from the O. Fr. parclore, t...

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 799 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PARCLOSE (from the O. Fr. parclore, to close thoroughly; Lat. claudere), an architectural term for a screen or railing used to enclose a chantry, tomb, chapel, &c., in a church, and for the space thus enclosed.
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