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a semicircular aisle, the passage round the east end of a church between the arcade and the outside wall
1 architecturally, a building with an arcade, aisles and clearstorey, i.e. consisting of a central vessel flanked by aisles and defined by arcades, above which rise walls containing windows. 2 Ecciesiastically, a Roman Catholic church of a certain status.
a single compartment of a building defined by the placing of windows, or especially in a church, the space between one pier or column and the next
element derived from classical architecture that forms the top part of a column, standing between the column or pier and what it supports
the easternmost part of a church, reserved for the clergy, where the altar is situated; by extension, the eastern arm
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