altar server

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altar server

n.
Christianity An attendant to an officiating cleric in the performance of a liturgical service; an acolyte.
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At a young age he moved to Toledo, where he served as an altarboy in the cathedral and began his formal studies.
Gavin Without Stacey, The Monocoloured Swap Shop, The Altarboy Of Dibley (Tony Fearon).
A FORMER altarboy who took a fatal drugs overdose never recovered from being abused by a Catholic priest for three years as a boy, an inquest heard.
Earlier, around 250 people left standing room only for Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Lee, where Jimmy had been an altarboy as a child and had been baptised.
The victim, an altarboy at Christ the King Church aged about nine, said the "forceful homosexual assaults" took place inside or near the church while he was involved in church activities.
At sixteen he dropped out of school and went on the road with a Catholic rock band, the Altarboy Five.
In July 2002 a new lawsuit was filed against him on behalf of a 47-year-old man who alleges that Ziemann began abusing him as an altarboy and, when he turned 17, began paying him for sex (Wanderer, July 18/02).
Anyway, isn't it nifty to know that pubescent Andre liked to whistle arias from Massenet's Manon, that blue-eyed Samhated Bach and wanted to be a pilot, and that altarboy Georges was a whiz at marbles and an anti-Semite?
In this nicely tortuous thriller, unprincipled lawyer Richard Gere takes on the seemingly impossible case of an altarboy accused of murdering a popular archbishop.
From altarboy to cardinal in their shining dresses, the whiteness of whiteness:
Edward Norton stole the show with his portrayal of the stuttering altarboy in Primal Fear, and I've never seen Al Pacino nor Dustin Hoffman turn in a bad performance.
They were like two altarboys who had snuck off to read Lady Chatterley's Lover.