Definition of Thurifer

1. Noun. An acolyte who carries a thurible.

Generic synonyms: Acolyte



Definition of Thurifer

1. Noun. an acolyte who carries a thurible. ¹

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Definition of Thurifer

1. one who carries a thurible in a religious ceremony [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thurifer

thunderstruck
thunderworm
thunderworms
thundery
thundrous
thunk
thunked
thunking
thunks
thunnies
thunny
thurgh
thurghfare
thurible
thuribles
thurifer (current term)
thuriferous
thurifers
thurification
thurifications
thurified
thurifies
thurify
thuringite
thuringites
thuris
thurl
thurled
thurling
thurls

Literary usage of Thurifer

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1. The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and by Percy Dearmer (1907)
"In some dioceses the ceremonial is modified as follows:—The priest stands at the altar, while the thurifer remains in the midst of the pavement, ..."

2. The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and by Percy Dearmer (1902)
"The thurifer then precedes the sub-deacon in the procession before Mass in the usual manner; incense is similarly borne at the approach to the altar, ..."

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