- a censer.
Etymology: Originated 1400"50 from late Middle English turrible, from thoryble, from Latin thuribulum, thÅribulum (censer), equivalent to thur-, thÅr- (incense) + -i- + -bulum (instrumental suffix).
- 1922: and then Father Conroy handed the to Canon O"Hanlon and he put in the incense and censed the Blessed Sacrament " James Joyce, Ulysses
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