Definition of Thurifers

1. Noun. (plural of thurifer) ¹



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Definition of Thurifers

1. thurifer [n] - See also: thurifer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thurifers

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

Literary usage of Thurifers

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1. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1890)
"And when the priest tarns to go to the ablution, let the torch bearers and thurifers return to the vestry, bowing before the midst of the altar as they ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"But I own I can see no probability, or even plausibility, in the supposed derivation of treble from thurible. The thurifers were certainly boys, ..."

3. The Parson's Handbook: Containing Practical Directions Both for Parsons and by Percy Dearmer (1902)
"... and then two side by side (this massing of the banners must have looked very fine), afterwards came the dragon on his staff, and then the thurifers, ..."

4. Speeches of the Earl of Shaftesbury ... Upon Subjects Relating to the Claims by Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury (1868)
"At the rear, immediately before the thurifers, the cope was carried by the deputed person who acted for the donor; the priest went to the altar accompanied ..."

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