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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confessional  \Con*fes"sion*al\,  n.  [F.  confessional.] 
  The  recess,  seat,  or  inclosed  place  where  a  priest  sits  to 
  hear  confessions;  often  a  small  structure  furnished  with  a 
  seat  for  the  priest  and  with  a  window  or  aperture  so  that  the 
  penitent  who  is  outside  may  whisper  into  the  priest's  ear 
  without  being  seen  by  him  or  heard  by  others 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confessional  \Con*fes"sion*al\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  a  confession  of  faith. 
 
  {Confessional  equality},  equality  before  the  law  of  persons 
  confessing  different  creeds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confessional 
  n  :  a  booth  where  a  priest  sits  to  hear  confessions 




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