Definition of Acolyth

1. n. Same as Acolyte.



Definition of Acolyth

1. Noun. variant of acolyte ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acolyth

1. acolyte [n -S] - See also: acolyte

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acolyth

acognitive
acokanthera
acolasia
acold
acollinear
acollinearity
acologic
acology
acolothist
acolothists
acolous
acoloutha
acolyctine
acolyte
acolytes
acolyth (current term)
acolythist
acolythists
acolyths
acomia
aconative
acondylous
aconidial
aconine
aconital
aconitase
aconitases
aconitate
aconitate hydratase
aconitates

Literary usage of Acolyth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Sir William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1875)
"The acolyth takes one of the children, л boy. and holding his left arm ... The presbyter says, u State the faith its they believe it," and the acolyth ..."

2. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"The acolyth takes one of the children, a boy. and holding his left arm places his own right hand on the child's head, and the presbyter enquires. ..."

3. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1848)
"When the acolyth has put the cruet of wine in the ambry, he returns and stands at the left corner of the altar. The deacon then folds up the corporal, ..."

4. The Nicene and Apostles' Creeds: Their Literary History ; Together with an by Charles Anthony Swainson (1875)
"The Presbyter asks the acolyth, " In what language do they confess our Lord ... There the acolyth answers, "In Greek," if he holds a boy in his arm: "In ..."

5. Publications by Hampshire Record Society, Winchester, Winchester Hampshire Record Society, Queensland Palaeontographical Society (1896)
"At Southwark, 4 March, 1378-9, to Walter Phelipe, r. of Abbots Ann, having the first clerical tonsure only, ut a quocunque episcopo etc. to acolyth's orders ..."

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