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Definition of the noun Accensor

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  1. [context: Roman Catholic Church] One of the functionaries who light and trim the tapers.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

accensor, n. 2. In the early Christian church, the one who lighted and extinguished the candles on ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1897)

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 ...

Google previewAn 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

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, ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

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 ...

Google previewNuttall's Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1914)

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 ...

Google previewTotius 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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