Origin of censerMiddle English from Old French censier from encensier from encens: see incense
A vessel in which incense is burned, especially during religious services.
Origin of censerMiddle English short for encenser from Anglo-Norman encensier from encens incense from Old French; see incense 2.
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- An ornamental container for burning incense, especially during religious ceremonies.
- A person who censes, a person who perfumes with incense
From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman censier, from encensier, from encens (“incense”)
- They were met by a deacon with a censer and by a servant who passed out on tiptoe without heeding them.
- Fumus, smoke), the ecclesiastical term fol a censer, a 0 1?
- The censer, to use the more general term, is a vessel which contains burning charcoal on which the aromatic substances to be burned are sprinkled.
- A censer lid with a late Saxon tower upon it, now in the British Museum, dates from the 12th century or earlier.
- Amongst them, actually or potentially, are the grand steward (0yas oircovo,uos), who serves him as deacon in the liturgy and presents candidates for orders; the grand visitor (µryas oaKEAAaptos), who superintends the monasteries; the sacristan (o - KEvocAuAa); the chancellor (X apr041,Xa), who superintends ecclesiastical causes; the deputyvisitor (o rou caKEAAiov), who visits the nunneries; the protonotary (7rpwrovorapcos); the logothete (Aoy06Erns), a most important lay officer, who represents the patriarch at the Porte and elsewhere outside; the censer-bearer, who seems to be also a kind of captain of the guard (Kavarpio-cos or Kavvrp11vQLos); the referendary (pEckpevSapcos); the secretary (i)7rown L uoyp x4wv); the chief syndic (7rpwrEK&Kos), 1 The numbers have varied from time to time.