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  • noun Plural form of ciborium.

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Examples

  • The oaken church treasure chest containing eight silver Holy Virgins, some of them from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, a Gothic incense bowl, Gothic Renaissance monstrances of silver, highly artistic and valuable ciboriums of the eighteenth century, also chandeliers, candlesticks, swinging lamps, and other church regalia have been stored in the City Hall.

    New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2 Who Began the War, and Why?

  • Crucho and Princess Gudrune, his wife, drank out of goblets that were covered over like ciboriums.

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  • Crucho and Princess Gudrune, his wife, drank out of goblets that were covered-over like ciboriums.

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  • They stopped at the doors of Dramshops; held out ciboriums: and the landlord, stoop in hand, had to fill them thrice.

    The French Revolution

  • They enter there, in an immense train, ranged in two rows; all masked like mummers in fantastic sacerdotal vestments; bearing on hand-barrows their heaped plunder, -- ciboriums, suns, candelabras, plates of gold and silver. '

    The French Revolution

  • He asked that communion wafers consecrated for his visit be stored in ciboriums of precious metal, not earthenware, as had become the custom.

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  • He asked that communion wafers consecrated for his visit be stored in ciboriums of precious metal, not earthenware, as had become the custom.

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  • a solemn bore, who takes great interest in "candlesticks, ciboriums, faldstools, lecterns, ante-pend turns, piscinas, roodlofts, and sedilia": wears a long cassock which shows absurdly under the tails of his coat; and would tolerate no architecture but Gothic in English churches, and no music but the Gregorian.

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century

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