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mainly RC Church a small bell rung at the elevation of the Host and chalice during Mass
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Words nearby sacring bell
sacrificial, sacrificial anode, sacrilege, sacrilegious, sacring, sacring bell, sacristan, sacristy, sacro-, sacroiliac, sacrosanct
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A small sacring bell was discovered in Bottesford Church (Lincolnshire) during its restoration in 1870.Curious Church Customs|Various
The sanctus bell differed from the sacring bell, which was a hand-bell rung inside the church at the elevation of the Host.English Villages|P. H. Ditchfield
The pocket had in it certain counters, and was hung round with hawks bells, and over them hung a little sacring bell.The Chronicles of Newgate, vol. 1/2|Arthur Griffiths
Besides the peal of eight the sacring bell which once hung near the high altar is now hung in the tower.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans|Thomas Perkins
We shall hear the sacring-bell and the voices of the Romish priests saying the mass.Twice Told Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne