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Synonyms for censer

a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)

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If it's the owner himself telling the history of an object, the story is incontrovertible and as a result, the censer sold for PS37,000.
Then he circled the casket again with the smoking censer.
26, 1979, Harvard discovered the censer was missing from its display case.
The censer bases may have belonged to a Zoroastrian fire temple, Hadi Akhlaqi said.
At one part of the pavilion many workers are busy in handicraft works such as carpentry, gold and silver works, pottery making, leather works, cobbling, censer making and rose water distillation.
A censer with burning incense would be placed underneath each bell and the bishop would then say a prayer that at the sound of the bells, they would put demons to flight, protect the church from storms, and call the faithful to prayer.
As long as I perform the rite And sway the censer and the smoke of my words Rises here.
One Northern celadon censer is the largest in the collection.
Then, methought, the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by seraphim whose footfalls tinkled on the tufted floor.
Likewise, the hallucinatory book of Revelations VIII: 3 finds an angel holding a censer in the midst of the four homed altar "and there was given to him much incense.
In this work for students and scholars of media studies, Censer (College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University) uses the DC sniper attacks to examine how media coverage affects unfolding events covered.
At the cathedral, the daily noon Mass for pilgrims includes the spectacle of eight men hoisting the Botafumeiro, the world's largest censer, via a pulley.
An icon sure to grab the attention of the late period Russian market is An Angel Participating in the Divine Liturgy, Holding A Candle and a Censer, (right) which portrays the Grand Duchess Maria Romanova, the daughter of Tsar Nicholas I, worth between e1/48,000 and e1/412,000.
As for the archeological artifacts, excavations unearthed two metal coins, clay lanterns, a censer, aAa turquoise glass plate and an amulet in the form of turtle made of white lime.