American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
The ancients took great pains to ornament the ceilings of their best apartments; making them sometimes of a sort of wainscoting, in squares or complicated figures; and sometimes of a fine plaster with beautiful moldings, tinted and relieved by gilding, small mirrors, etc., 1 Kings 6:15 2 Chronicles 3:5 Jeremiah 22:14 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Ceiling'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/c/ceiling.html. 1859.