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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Altarpiece  \Al"tar*piece`\,  n. 
  The  painting  or  piece  of  sculpture  above  and  behind  the 
  altar;  reredos. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  altarpiece 
  n  :  a  painted  or  carved  screen  placed  above  and  behind  an  altar 
  or  communion  table  [syn:  {reredos}] 




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