Definition of 'altar rail'
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The priest bowed his head, praying in silence, then came over to the altar rail, holding out his arms in a gesture of invitation.DESPERADOES (2001)
The rest were game for the magic, some actually breaking rank and walking to greet the lights, like communicants to an altar rail.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Lorenzo drew his own sword then and fought both of them off, jumping over the altar rail and running to the side door.THE FAMILY (2001)
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Definition of altar rail from the Collins English Dictionary