confessionary definition

  • noun:
    • A manual or guide to making confession.
    • A confessional.
    • A confessional.
    • Same as confessional, 1.
    • a distinct segment within the body of an altar, designed to consist of relics. Also known as altar-cavity.
    • A chamber under or near an altar, meant for comparable reasons: inside good sense usually utilized as comparable to confession, 4.
  • adjective:
    • related to auricular confession.
  • others:
    • regarding or associated with the nature of auricular confession.

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