Incensory
Incensory In*cen"so*ry (?; 277), n.; pl. {Incensories}. [LL. incensorium: cf. F. encensoir. See 2d {Incense}, and cf. {Censer}.] The vessel in which incense is burned and offered; a censer; a thurible. [R.] --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • incensory — noun thurible, censer …   Wiktionary

  • incensory — Synonyms and related words: atomizer, censer, fumigator, incense burner, odorator, odorizer, parfumoir, perfumer, pomander, potpourri, pouncet box, purse atomizer, sachet, scent bag, scent ball, scent bottle, scent box, scenter, smelling bottle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incensory — in·cen·so·ry || ɪnsensÉ™rɪ n. censer, incense burner used in religious ceremonies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incensory — [ ɪnsɛns(ə)ri] noun (plural incensories) another term for censer …   English new terms dictionary

  • incensory — in·cen·so·ry …   English syllables

  • incensory — /ˈɪnsɛnsəri/ (say insensuhree) noun a vessel for burning incense …   Australian English dictionary

  • incensory — n. (pl. ies) = CENSER. Etymology: med.L incensorium (as INCENSE(1)) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incensories — Incensory In*cen so*ry (?; 277), n.; pl. {Incensories}. [LL. incensorium: cf. F. encensoir. See 2d {Incense}, and cf. {Censer}.] The vessel in which incense is burned and offered; a censer; a thurible. [R.] Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Botafumeiro — The Botafumeiro is a famous thurible found in the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. Incense is burned in this swinging metal container, or incensory . The name Botafumeiro means smoke expeller in Galician. [In Galician, botar means to eject , and …   Wikipedia

  • 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. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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