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Censer vs. Thurible

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The main difference between Censer and Thurible is that the Censer is a incense burner and Thurible is a metal censer suspended from chains, in which incense is burned during worship services

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  • Censer (noun)

    An ornamental container for burning incense, especially during religious ceremonies.

  • Censer (noun)

    A person who censes, a person who perfumes with incense

  • Thurible (noun)

    A censer, especially one hanging on a chain.

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  • Censer (noun)

    A vessel for perfumes; esp. one in which incense is burned.

  • Thurible (noun)

    A censer of metal, for burning incense, having various forms, held in the hand or suspended by chains; - used especially at mass, vespers, and other solemn services.

Webster Dictionary
  • Censer (noun)

    a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)

  • Thurible (noun)

    a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)

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