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Definition of "censer" [cen•ser]

  • A vessel in which incense is burned, especially during religious services. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "censer" in a sentence
  • "“It's called a censer and it's silver, not steel,” he says, just to show how smart he is."
  • "A thurible (for my non-high-church readers) is also called a censer, the incense pot on the end of chains, used in worship."
  • "A censer is a container in which incense is burned."