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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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(Greek: eikon, image)

Sacred pictures of the Eastern Church, generally painted on wood and covered, excepting the face and hands, with relief of gold, silver, or seed pearls. In churches, placed on the iconostasis screen.

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Entry for 'Icon'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/i/icon.html. 1910.

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