sacring bell


mainly RC Church a small bell rung at the elevation of the Host and chalice during Mass


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Example sentences from the Web for sacring bell

  • We shall hear the sacring-bell and the voices of the Romish priests saying the mass.

    Twice Told Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne