Censer meaning

sĕnsər
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A vessel in which incense is burned, especially during religious services.
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An ornamented container in which incense is burned.
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An ornamental container for burning incense, especially during religious ceremonies.
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A person who censes, a person who perfumes with incense.
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Origin of censer

  • Middle English short for encenser from Anglo-Norman encensier from encens incense from Old French incense2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman censier, from encensier, from encens (“incense”)

    From Wiktionary