Definition of Sanctus

1. n. A part of the Mass, or, in Protestant churches, a part of the communion service, of which the first words in Latin are Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus [Holy, holy, holy]; -- called also Tersanctus.



Definition of Sanctus

1. Proper noun. A hymn from Christian liturgy, loosely related to the Trisagion. ¹

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Medical Definition of Sanctus

1. 1. A part of the Mass, or, in Protestant churches, a part of the communion service, of which the first words in Latin are Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus [Holy, holy, holy]; called also Tersanctus. 2. An anthem composed for these words. Sanctus bell, a small bell usually suspended in a bell cot at the apex of the nave roof, over the chancel arch, in mediaeval churches, but a hand bell is now often used; so called because rung at the singing of the sanctus, at the conclusion of the ordinary of the Mass, and again at the elevation of the host. Called also Mass bell, sacring bell, saints' bell, sance-bell, sancte bell. Origin: L. Sanctus, p.p. Of sancire. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanctus

sanctities
sanctitude
sanctitudes
sanctity
sanctuaries
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sanctuary
sanctuarylike
sanctum
sanctum sanctorum
sanctum santorum
sanctums
sanctus (current term)
sanctus bell
sand
sand-art
sand-blind
sand-crack
sand-grouse
sand-martin
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sand badger
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