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Origin of thurible
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Thurible, a censer suspended by chains and held in the hand by a priest during mass and other offices of the Romish Church.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Thurible, thū′ri-bl, n. a censer of metal for burning frankincense.
The Pope then puts incense into the thurible for the procession, and the first Card.The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome|Charles Michael Baggs
To her husband was given a thurible, filled with incense wherewith to perfume his household gods.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
It is supposed to have been formed to allow a thurible to be suspended therefrom into the church below.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Norwich|C. H. B. Quennell