altar boy


noun

a male altar server.

Nearby words

  1. altamaha,
  2. altamira,
  3. altamonte springs,
  4. altar,
  5. altar board,
  6. altar bread,
  7. altar call,
  8. altar card,
  9. altar cloth,
  10. altar girl

Origin of altar boy

First recorded in 1765–75

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British Dictionary definitions for altar boy

altar boy

noun

RC Church Church of England a boy serving as an acolyte
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