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Oak Refectory Tables

oak refectory tables
  • A room used for communal meals, esp. in an educational or religious institution
  • a communal dining-hall (usually in a monastery)
  • In a monastery, the hall in which the religious take their meals.
  • A refectory (also frater, frater house, fratery) is a dining room, especially in monasteries, boarding schools and academic institutions. One of the places it is most often used today is in graduate seminaries.
  • Present formally for discussion or consideration at a meeting
  • Postpone consideration of
  • (table) a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
  • (table) a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
  • (table) postpone: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
  • A smoky flavor or aroma characteristic of wine aged in barrels made from this wood
  • the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring
  • A tree that bears acorns as fruit, and typically has lobed deciduous leaves. Oaks are common in many north temperate forests and are an important source of hard and durable wood used chiefly in construction, furniture, and (formerly) shipbuilding
  • a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
  • An Oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (; Latin "oak tree"), of which about 600 species exist on earth. "Oak" may also appear in the names of species in related genera, notably Lithocarpus.

Cloister Refectory- Monisterio dos Jeronimos
Cloister Refectory- Monisterio dos Jeronimos
A Refectory, in the Cloister, runs almost the full length of one wing. Notice the fan vaulted ceiling and 17th century “azulejo” tiles. Azulejo refers to a typical form of Portuguese or Spanish painted tin-glazed, ceramic tilework. They have become a typical aspect of Portuguese culture and have endured for five centuries, without interruption, as a trend in Portuguese art. This was the dining hall used by the monks. The walls are lined with 17th century “Azulejo” tiles. Lisbon, Portugal
Refectory, Norwich
Refectory, Norwich
Remaining ancient wall (12th century) of the old monastic refectory of Norwich cathedral, now incorporated into the new wood and glass structure built to replace it.

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