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thu·ri·ble

 (tho͝or′ə-bəl)
n.
A censer used in certain ecclesiastical ceremonies or liturgies.

[Middle English thorible, from Old French thurible, from Latin thūribulum, from thūs, thūr-, incense, from alteration of Greek thuos, from thūein, to sacrifice.]

thurible

(ˈθjʊərɪbəl)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) another word for censer
[C15: from Latin tūribulum censer, from tūs incense]

cen•ser

(ˈsɛn sər)

n.
a container in which incense is burned.
[1200–50; Middle English < Anglo-French, aph. variant of ensenser < Medieval Latin incensārium. See incense1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thurible - a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)thurible - a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Translations
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thurible

[ˈθjʊərɪbl] Nincensario m

thurible

n (Eccl) → (Weih)rauchfass nt, → Räucherfass nt
References in periodicals archive ?
Sorry, that was thurible, I should censer myself better.
Swinging a thurible, one of them stopped to kiss a man in a traditional black Druze shirt, shirwal trousers and white hat seated in the front row.
Most items have some connection with the Eucharist as it was celebrated in Umai's Anglo-Catholic context: a golden table on which are a candle stand with seven candles; a golden chalice (the cup used at the Eucharist) 'overflowed with pure blood' ; five loaves of bread, two small fish, and a sword; a paten (the plate used for the bread at the Eucharist); a ciborium (used to store consecrated bread) filled with communion wafers; a wooden bowl; two jars, one of water, one of wine; a scroll; a thurible (the incense pot on chains used for censing) and a bell.
The holy scent of baking French bread wafted up to the girls' window like incense from a thurible.
Other matching patterns are THURIBLE, THIRSTED, TOURISTY, TORRIDLY, TEAR AWAY, CHURCHLY, OVERSTAY, EVERYDAY, DOOMSDAY.
A thurible, used for carrying burning incense, is also known as what?
Dressed in traditional cope and biretta and swinging an incensefilled thurible the Rector will be accompanied by the Salvation Army Band.
But even though he was outgunned 5-3 on the 180s by Barney's easy-throwing style, like a priest swinging his thurible, the only thing to make Taylor pause for breath was the extortionate Severn Bridge toll.
Shakers and mill make it church--/utensils of sacrifice and thurible.