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Saʹcring Bell

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The little bell rung to give notice that the “Host” is approaching. Now called sanctus bell, from the wordsSanctus, sanctus, sanctus, dominus, Deus Sabaoth, pronounced by the priest. (French, sacrer; Latin, sacer.)

“He heard a little sacring bell ring to the elevation of a to-morrow mass.”—Reginald Scott: Discovery of Witchcraft (1584).


The sacring of the kings of France.”—Temple.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sacramentarians
Sacred Anchors
Sacred City
Sacred Heart
Sacred Isle
Sacred War
Sacred Way (The)
Sacred Weed (The)
Sacrifice
Sacrifice to the Graces
Sacring Bell
Sacripant
Sad Bread (Latin, pavis gravis)
Sad Dog (He’s a)
Sadah
Sadda
Sadder and a Wiser man (A)
Saddle
Saddletree (Mr. Bartoline)
Sadducees
Sadi or Saadi

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