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Definition of the noun Accensor
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- [context: Roman Catholic Church] One of the functionaries who light and trim the tapers.
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accensor, n. 2. In the early Christian church, the one who lighted and extinguished the candles on ...
a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge, with a new atlas of the world ... by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
1L accensor (ak-sen'spr), n. [< ML. accensor, a ...
An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1882)
Based on the Manuscript Collections of the Late Joseph Bosworth ... by Joseph Bosworth
Tihtend incentor, accensor, instigator ; tihiiend adjutor, fautor, Hpt. Gl. 495, Cf, 70. v. yfel-tyhtend, for- tihtigend. tyhtend-ïic ; adj. That serves for exhortation, encouragement, etc. (v. tyhtan), hortative: — Wê wyllab sume tihtendiïce spruce wilt ...
The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1898)
by John Clark Ridpath
An accensor. — Accendlble, ак-вешШ-bl, a. Capable of being inflamed or kindled. — Accensión, ak-sen'shon, n. The act of kindling or setting on fire. — Accentor, ak-sen'ser, n. H. Cath: Ch. one whose business it is to light and trim the candles ...
accensor, a lamplighter, K.L. accendère, pp. accensus: see accend..] One who sets on fire or kindles. [Rare.] accent (ak'sent), n. IK F. accent = Sp. acemto- Pg. It accento, K L., accentus, accent, tone, LL. also a blast, signal, fig. intensity, ...
by George Crabb
ACCENSOR (Ant.) vide Acolythus. o ACCE/NSUS (Art.) an officer who attended on the consuls and praetors acting as a clerk of the assizes, or crier of the court to summon the witnesses, &c.; so called quod alios ad praetorcm acciret. Before ...
Based on the Labours of the Most Eminent Lexicographers ... by P. Austin Nuttall
Accensor, ak-sen'-ser, ». the servant who trim" and lights the candles in the Itonian Catholic Church. 8ee Accendlble. Accent, ak'-sent, в. a particular stress of voice npon a syllable or word; a mark used in writing to direct tue stress of the voice ...
Totius Latinitatis Lexicon (1828)
by Egidio Forcellini, Bailey
Accensor, m. S. Redaccendo, 8. Incendo, di, sum, S. Incendium, n. 2. Incendjarius, a, um. Incensio, onis, f. 3. Incense, Adv. Incendiosus, a, um. Superincendo ...
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