What does apothesis mean?

apothesis meaning in General Dictionary

someplace on south-side associated with chancel into the ancient churches furnished with racks for books vestments etc

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  • someplace regarding south-side regarding the chancel within the primitive churches, furnished with racks, for publications, vestments, etc.
  • A dressing room linked to a public bathtub.

apothesis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1811, from Greek apothesis "a laying up waiting for you; a putting apart," noun of activity from apotithenai "to lay apart," from apo- "off, away" (see apo-) + tithenai "to place, destination" (see theme).


apothesis meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Somewhere regarding south side of this chancel in primitive churches, furnished with racks, for publications, vestments, etc.

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  • (letter.) A dressing room associated with a public shower.