2. Embroidered cloth suspended over the rear of an altar.
3. Ornamental hanging suspended at the backs of sedilia or elsewhere at the sides of a chancel.
4. Stall with a back to it, as in a Collegiate church or cathedral.
5. High wainscoting or panelling in a room.
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