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

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The censer surfaced in an auction earlier this month, sent for sale by the family of Captain Harry L.
Her mother stood and put the censer, with fragrant smoke billowing from it, under her robe and said, "For married women only." The other women chortled knowingly.
Censer with modelled feline head (taken from the web site of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York, Inventary NO.
Professor Mumtaz Ahmed said it is need of hour that we focus on prostrate, kidney and censer operative methods.
100/200) and finally a Chinese cloisonne censer hammered for $21,000, well above its 8,000/10,000 pre-sale estimation.
This is followed by a night ritual with recitations addressed to Ninlil and the Wagon Star (Ursa Major), in which freshly ground flour is put onto a lit censer on the roof in the hope of a sign from the stars.
The Great Bendini swung a censer of smoking incense above and around the casket.
Amjad Ali Afridi said that the government wills soon established Culture Policy while the indolent fund for the artist will be increase from 0.5 million to 20 million, adding that the censer board will be table in the assembly after the recommendation with artists.
Walking past the chips burning in mabkhara or censer gives you a feel of being in an exotic majlis, an Arab congregation with social connotations.
Ernest Dane, a businessman and art collector who graduated from Harvard University in 1892, and his wife donated the Qing Dynasty jade censer to the Fogg Museum in 1942.
Three censer bases, which date back to the Sassanian Dynasty (224-643 CE), have been unearthed during post-earthquake repairs in Bushehr province on the Persian Gulf coast.
-- Jared Censer, Washington lawyer for imprisoned USAID subcontractor Alan Gross, in a Nov.
In mass, he swings the censer and the incense stink stays.
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.