Branch (2)


(1) A light consisting of three tapers, as an emblem of the Holy Trinity, carried in funeral processions and set upon the coffin when it rested.

(2) A large cumbrous corona, consisting of branches of brass for lights, used in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, in England. Few specimens now remain; one still hangs in the sanctuary of Chichester.

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Definition of branch

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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