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Definition of Censer

Censer
Censer Cen"ser, n. [For incenser, fr. OF. encensier, F. encensoir, fr. LL. incensarium, incensorium, fr. L. incensum incense. See Incense, and cf. Incensory.] A vessel for perfumes; esp. one in which incense is burned. Note: The ecclesiastical censer is usually cup-shaped, has a cover pierced with holes, and is hung by chains. The censer bearer swings it to quicken the combustion. Her thoughts are like the fume of frankincense Which from a golden censer forth doth rise. --Spenser.

Meaning of Censer from wikipedia

- A censer, incense burner, perfume burner or pastille burner is a vessel made for burning incense or perfume in some solid form. They vary greatly in size...
- Maurice Censer (also Marcel Censer; 20 September 1889 – 10 December 1956) was a Belgian chess player. Maurice Censer was one of Belgium's leading chess...
- hill censer or boshanlu (博山爐 "universal mountain censer" or boshan xianglu 博山香爐) is a type of East Asian censer used for burning incense. Hill censers first...
- Isidore Censer (14 February 1898 – 23 March 1973) was a Belgian chess player. Isidore Censer was one of Belgium's leading chess players in the late 1920s...
- A thurible (via Old French from Medieval Latin turibulum) is a metal censer suspended from chains, in which incense is burned during worship services....
- include censers shaped to look like birds or animals, small "scenting globes" (xiangqiu 香球), and hand-held censers (shoulu 手爐). Very large censers, sometimes...
- the Tui Cathedral. Incense is burned in this swinging metal container, or censer. The Botafumeiro is suspended from a pulley mechanism in the dome on the...
- Betros 2010, pp. 16–21. Censer, Hunt 2001, p. 4. sfn error: no target: CITEREFCenser,_Hunt2001 (help) McManners 1969, p. 27. Censer, Hunt 2001, p. 92. sfn...
- "fire raiser"), also known as unsi or girgire, is an incense burner, or censer. With either one or two handles, it is commonly used in Somalia, Djibouti...
- influences the design and decoration of the censer. Before a Buddhist tantric ritual, an ****isting monk may swing a censer or thurible as he p****es to 'purify'...
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