- A church-window; window in an *anchor-hold looking on the church's altar. [< OldEngl. cirice = church + durl = window, opening]
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Ancorsetl — The cell of an Anchorite; an *anchor hold. [< OldEngl. ancor = Anchorite, hermit + setl = place, residence] Cf. Chirchethurl … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases