Definition of Acolytes

1. Noun. (plural of acolyte) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acolytes

1. acolyte [n] - See also: acolyte

Acolytes Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Acolytes Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acolytes

acoemeti
acognitive
acokanthera
acolasia
acold
acollinear
acollinearity
acologic
acology
acolothist
acolothists
acolous
acoloutha
acolyctine
acolyte
acolytes (current term)
acolyth
acolythist
acolythists
acolyths
acomia
aconative
acondylous
aconidial
aconine
aconital
aconitase
aconitases
aconitate
aconitate hydratase

Literary usage of Acolytes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"The minor functions are performed by acolytes, usually laymen and boys. A priest is not allowed to celebrate even a low mass without at least one person to ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"When in 251 Pope Cornelius, in a letter to Fabius of Antioch, mentions among the Roman clergy forty-two acolytes, placing them after the ..."

3. Ancient Christianity Exemplified in the Private, Domestic, Social, and Civil by Lyman Coleman (1853)
"The acolytes, as their name implies, were the immediate attendants and followers of the bishop, especially in public processions and on festive occasions, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Acolytes

Search for Acolytes on Dictionary.com!Search for Acolytes on Thesaurus.com!Search for Acolytes on Google!Search for Acolytes on Wikipedia!

Search