Associations to the word «Altar»


ALTAR, noun. A table or similar flat-topped structure used for religious rites.
ALTAR BELL, noun. (in the Roman Catholic Church) a bell rung at significant times during the Mass
ALTAR BELLS, noun. Plural of altar bell
ALTAR BOY, noun. A boy serving as an acolyte in certain forms of Christianity.
ALTAR BOY, noun. A young man, adhering to traditional values.
ALTAR BOYS, noun. Plural of altar boy
ALTAR CARD, noun. One of a set of three richly-ornamented cards, placed on the altar during a Tridentine mass, containing the texts of prayers.
ALTAR CARDS, noun. Plural of altar card
ALTAR GIRL, noun. (Christianity) A girl serving as an acolyte.
ALTAR GIRLS, noun. Plural of altar girl
ALTAR POEM, noun. A visual poem in the shape of an altar or a cross
ALTAR SCREEN, noun. (architecture) An often richly decorated partition separating the nave from the chancel in a church.
ALTAR SCREENS, noun. Plural of altar screen
ALTAR WINE, noun. A particular type of wine produced for ritual consumption during the Roman Catholic Mass.
ALTAR WINES, noun. Plural of altar wine

Dictionary definition

ALTAR, noun. The table in Christian churches where communion is given.
ALTAR, noun. A raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made.

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