Origin of censer
Examples from the Web for censer
And Ozias was angry, and holding in his hand the censer to burn incense, threatened the priests.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
One faced the altar at a little distance, swinging a censer vessel, to the time and motion of the pendulum of a clock.The Church Index|William Pepperell
Next I pack it firmly in the censer's hollow bowl with neither too firm nor too light a pressure.
A myriad bens around gave mists, as smoke from a censer, to the day.John Splendid|Neil Munro
But, as I stepped beneath the light of the censer, two circumstances of a startling nature attracted my attention.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
"vessel used for burning incense," mid-13c., from Old French censier, a shortened form of encensier, from encens "incense" (see incense (n.)).