Definition of subsellium in English:


Pronunciation /səbˈselēəm/ /səbˈsɛliəm/


another term for misericord (sense 1)
‘Time waits for no man, nor does the court of justice, nor the subsellia of the magistrate.’
another term for misericord (sense 1)
  • ‘The screen and stall work brought from Easby Abbey are of great beauty, and the carvings on the subsellia are quaint and humorous.’
  • ‘T'Llaiah, the third daughter of Slevibh, was perched upon the cold, stone, subsellium in the ancestral estate's succulent garden.’


Latin, from sub- ‘secondary’ + sella ‘seat’.