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- another term for misericord
- ‘The screen and stall work brought from Easby Abbey are of great beauty, and the carvings on the subsellia are quaint and humorous.’
- ‘T'Llaiah, the third daughter of Slevibh, was perched upon the cold, stone, subsellium in the ancestral estate's succulent garden.’
- ‘Time waits for no man, nor does the court of justice, nor the subsellia of the magistrate.’
Latin, from sub- secondary + sella seat.
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