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Noun thurifer has 1 sense
  1. thurifer - an acolyte who carries a thurible
    --1 is a kind of

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A thurifer is a person or a vessel used in religious ceremonies, particularly in Christian churches, to carry and swing a censer (a container for burning incense).

Sample Sentences:

Noun (Person):

The thurifer gracefully swung the censer, filling the church with the pleasant aroma of incense.

During the procession, the thurifer led the clergy while holding the smoking censer aloft.

Noun (Vessel):

The ornate thurifer was crafted from gold, encrusted with precious gems.

As the priest walked down the aisle, the thurifer swung high, releasing fragrant smoke.

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