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    Britannica Online
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      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      in architecture, covered passageway in a medieval English cathedral or monastery. The slype may lead from either the transept or the nave of the church proper to either the chapter house (the monks’ assembly room) or the deanery (the residence of the dean). Most frequently it is adjacent to and east of the cloisters, covered walks lying south of the transept in most cruciform churches. Slypes are found in large Christian churches of about the late 11th century, such as the Winchester and Durham cathedrals and the abbey church of St. Albans. In those three examples the slype lies between [...]
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    • ABNT:
      Slype. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: Acesso em: 22 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Slype. Britannica Online. Accessed October 22, 2020.
    • APA:
      Slype. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      “Slype.” 2020. Britannica Online. Accessed October 22.
    • Harvard:
      ‘Slype’ (no date) Britannica Online. Available at: (Accessed: 22 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      ‘Slype’ n.d., Britannica Online, viewed 22 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      “Slype.” Britannica Online. EBSCOhost, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      “Slype.” Britannica Online. Accessed October 22, 2020.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Slype. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Oct 22]; Available from: