- a receptacle for chrism.
Origin of chrismatory
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In Easter week, when a procession was made, he bore the chrismatory.The Parish Clerk (1907)
Peter Hampson Ditchfield
Chalice and paten, ewer and basin, crewet and chrismatory, are found as in the Western churches.
The vessel for holding the oil was an important piece of church plate, and was called a chrismatory.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
- RC Church a small receptacle containing the three kinds of consecrated oil used in the sacraments
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