Sacring bell
Sacring Sac"ring, a. & n. from {Sacre}. [1913 Webster]

{Sacring bell}. See {Sanctus bell}, under {Sanctus}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sacring bell — Sanctus Sanc tus, n. [L. sanctus, p. p. of sancire.] 1. (Eccl.) A part of the Mass, or, in Protestant churches, a part of the communion service, of which the first words in Latin are Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus [Holy, holy, holy]; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sacring-Bell — The sacring bell, also known as the sanctus bell, is the bell which rings when the Host is elevated at the celebration of High Mass …   Wikipedia

  • sacring bell — noun Etymology: Middle English sacringe belle, from sacringe sacring + belle bell 1. : a small hand bell made sometimes of silver and rung at the elevation in mass 2. : the tolling of the church bell announcing the elevation …   Useful english dictionary

  • sacring-bell — noun A small bell or set of bells which are rung at the elevation in Mass. Syn: sanctus bell, altar bell, Mass bell, saints bell, sance bell …   Wiktionary

  • sacring-bell — n. Saints bell, mass bell, sanctus bell …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • SACRING-BELL —    or SANCTUS BELL    the bell which rings when the Host is elevated at the celebration of High Mass …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • sacring bell — noun The bell which rings when the Host is elevated at the celebration of High Mass …   Wiktionary

  • sacring bell — noun a bell rung in some Christian churches at certain points during the Mass or Eucharist, especially at the elevation of the consecrated elements …   English new terms dictionary

  • sacring bell — /ˈsækrɪŋ bɛl/ (say sakring bel) noun → Sanctus bell. {Latin sacrare to make holy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sacring-bell — …   Useful english dictionary

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