a little enclosed stall where a priest hears confessions.
a little space where confession (the sacrament of reconciliation) is conducted. Typical design has made use of three adjacent areas separated by gratings with sliding doors; the priest hearing the confessions sits in the middle room and alternatively opens one of many doors to hear confession from person kneeling thereon part.
The recess, seat, or inclosed location, where a priest sits to hear confessions; frequently a small framework furnished with a seat when it comes to priest and with a window or aperture so that the penitent that is outside may whisper in to the priest's ear without having to be seen by him or heard by others.
a tiny case, stall, or field in a Roman Catholic church where the priest sits to listen to confessions.
Same as confession, 4.
a booth in which a priest sits to listen to confessions