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1) acolyte. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One who assists the celebrant in the performance of liturgical rites. 2. A devoted follower or attendant. Middle English acolit, from Old French, from Medieval Latin...

2) thurifer. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An acolyte who carries a thurible. Latin thrifer, incense-bearing : ths, thr-, incense; see thurible + -fer, -fer....

3) altar server. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An attendant to an officiating cleric in the performance of a liturgical service; an acolyte....

4) 607. Sonnets from the Portuguese. XXX. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1909-14. English Poetry II: From Collins to Fitzgerald. The Harvard Classics
...I saw thee smiling. How Refer the cause?—Beloved, is it thou Or I, who makes me sad? The acolyte Amid the chanted joy and thankful rite 5 May so fall flat, with pale...

5) 45179. Pound, Ezra. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...A Serious Character, pt. 2, ch. 13 (1988). Remark to poet T.S. Eliot, reported by Pound acolyte and critic Hugh Kenner....

6) 241. Orient Ode by Francis Thompson. Nicholson & Lee, eds. 1917. The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse
...illustrious rite Blessed,—ere the frail fingers featly 10 Of twilight, violet-cassocked acolyte, His sacerdotal stoles unvest— Sets, for high close of the mysterious...

7) orders, holy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...of major holy orders (episcopacy, priesthood, diaconate, and subdiaconate) and minor orders (acolyte, exorcist, lector, and doorkeeper), with a special rite of introduction...

8) 106. The Candle and the Flame by George Sylvester Viereck. Rittenhouse, Jessie B., ed. 1917. The Little Book of Modern Verse
...wisdom, like a bright Lamp strangled by the temple s veil, 10 That beckons to the acolyte Who prays with trembling lips and pale In the long watches of the night....

9) V. Further Particulars of Claude Frollo. Book IV. Hugo, Victor Marie. 1917. Notre Dame de Paris. Vol. XII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...grave, morose—having a cure of souls; Monsieur the Archdeacon of Josas; second acolyte to the Bishop; having the charge of the two deaneries of Montlhéry and Châteaufort,...

10) 996. Clergy. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...sidesman; clerk, precentor, choir; almoner, suisse [F.], verger, beadle, sexton, sacristan; acolyte, thurifer, censor-bearer; chorister, choir boy, member of the...

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