Transect Transeunt

Transept

Meanings and phrases

transept

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. structure forming the transverse part of a cruciform church; crosses the nave at right angles

north transept

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The north transept is floored with medieval tiles.
  • The console was moved into the north transept.
  • The north transept is in Early English style.

south transept

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The south transept contains a worn effigy dating from 1788.
  • The south transept has an ashlar limestone belfry with cross finial.
  • The south transept is plainer and houses the church's windpipe organ.
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