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n. (plural of chancel English)

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While his own livings were by men possess’d, Not likely in their chancels yet to rest.

The chancel was, as in most of the new churches built at this time, only deep enough for the sanctuary, as surpliced choirs had not been thought possible in villages, and so many old chancels had been invaded by the laity that it was an object to keep them out.