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rood screen in Building topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrood screenˈrood screen noun [countable] technical  RRCTBa decorated wooden or stone wall in a Christian church which divides the part where the choir sit from the part where other people sit
Examples from the Corpus
rood screenWe walked down the dark, dingy nave under the simple rood screen into the sanctuary.He leaned against the rood screen and stared up at his newly repaired roof.They all squatted on the paving-stone before the rood screen.He had built this out on the steps of the church and placed it on trestles before the rood screen.