What does calefactory mean?

calefactory meaning in General Dictionary

a flat in a monastery warmed and used as a sitting area

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  • Making hot producing or interacting heat
  • providing to warm
  • Making hot; producing or communicating temperature.
  • An apartment in a monastery, warmed and utilized as a sitting room.
  • A hollow sphere of material, filled with warm water, or au000du000a chafing meal, put on the altar in cold temperatures for priest tou000du000a warm his fingers with.

Sentence Examples with the word calefactory

Beyond this stretches southward the calefactory or day-room of the monks (14).

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