the room where the Last Supper took place.
a supper room, esp one on an upper floor
(capital) the room in which the Last Supper took place
c.1400, from Old French cenacle, variant of cenaille (14c., Modern French cénacle), from Latin cenaculum “dining room,” from cena “mid-day meal, afternoon meal,” literally “portion of food,” from PIE *kert-sna-, from root *(s)ker- “to cut” (see shear (v.)). Latin cenaculum was used in the Vulgate for the “upper room” where the Last Supper was eaten.
millet, the eastern harbour of Corinth, from which it was distant about 9 miles east, and the outlet for its trade with the Asiatic shores of the Mediterranean. When Paul returned from his second missionary journey to Syria, he sailed from this port (Acts 18:18). In Rom. 16:1 he speaks as if there were at […]
(in ancient geography) a NW promontory of Euboea.
- Honorius III
(Cencio Savelli) died 1227, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1216–27.
sendal. a silk fabric in use during the Middle Ages. a piece of this fabric or a garment made of it. Historical Examples noun a fine silk fabric used, esp in the Middle Ages, for ceremonial clothing, etc a garment of such fabric