Definition of Ostiary. Meaning of Ostiary. Synonyms of Ostiary

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Definition of Ostiary

Ostiary
Ostiary Os"ti*a*ry, n.; pl. -ries. [L. ostium door, entrance. See Usher.] 1. The mouth of a river; an estuary. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. 2. One who keeps the door, especially the door of a church; a porter. --N. Bacon.

Meaning of Ostiary from wikipedia

- An ostiarius, a Latin word sometimes anglicized as ostiary but often literally translated as porter or doorman, originally was a servant or guard posted...
- (profession) Bouncer (doorman), mainly security Usher, often ceremonial Ostiary, ecclesiastical minor order Doorkeeper (Houses of Parliament), badged officer...
- baptized Rom**** after the soldier was imprisoned. He became a church ostiary in Rome and was later martyred. Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Sts....
- the clerical state, after which he could receive the four minor orders (ostiary, lectorate, order of exorcists, order of acolytes) and then the major orders...
- ossuary †ossiculum ossicul- ōscen ōscin- songbird oscine ostium osti- ostiary, ostiolar, ostiole, ostium †ostiolum ostiol- otium oti- leisure negotiable...
- osteotome, osteotomy, periosteum, synostosis osti- entrance Latin ostium ostiary, ostiolar, ostiole, ostium ostrac- s**** Gr**** ὄστρειον (óstreion), ὀστρακίζω...
- December 1744. His son Thomas was granted on 28 January 1744 the places of ostiary, under librarian, and clerk ****istant at Sion College. In 1716 came out...
- osteotome, osteotomy, periosteum, synostosis osti- entrance Latin ostium ostiary, ostiolar, ostiole, ostium ostrac- s**** Gr**** ὄστρειον (óstreion), ὀστρακίζω...
- pontificate (bishop of Rome). All the orders except the minor order of ostiary are enumerated by the early African writers. Both exorcists and lectors...
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