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  • n. Plural form of thurible.

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Examples

  • In order to calm congregations, training in doping incense with teargas, crippling but non-lethal wielding of thuribles and the use of taser tipped bishops crooks has begun.

    Bridging divisions the Anglican way « Anglican Samizdat

  • The three major ministers rise, and the priest imposes incense in two thuribles; with one of these, he incenses the Blessed Sacrament as at Benediction.

    Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 4.2 - Good Friday, The Adoration of the Cross and the Rite of the Presanctified

  • Coming before the altar along with the major ministers, he imposes incense in two thuribles; with one of these, he incenses the Blessed Sacrament as at Benediction.

    Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 3 - The Mass of Holy Thursday and the Mandatum

  • Sometimes this is a "Solemn Te Deum," and two thurifers stand on either side of the altar and swing the thuribles throughout the the song, and bells are rung and incense splendidly rises.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Not a great variety of them, mind you--they'd replay 50 Cent's half-an-entendre "Candy Shop" song two or three times in an episode, and they went through a long period of infatuation with "Helena," which I minded much less because I've always wanted an icon with a thurible more on thuribles some other time.

    Blearrrgh.

  • Silver thuribles filled the air with rich incense.

    Conan Of The Isles

  • Then, while the third respond is being sung, the other three brethren, vested in copes and holding thuribles in their hands, shall enter in their turn and go to the place of the ‘sepulchre’, step by step, as though searching for something.

    The Early Middle Ages 500-1000

  • Seeing this the three shall lay down their thuribles in that same ‘sepulchre’ and, taking the linen, shall hold it up before the clergy; and, as though showing that the Lord was risen and was no longer wrapped in it, they shall sing this antiphon: Surrexit Dominus de sepulchro.

    The Early Middle Ages 500-1000

  • Constantine, according to Anastasius in his life of S. S.lvester, gave two golden thuribles to the Lateran basilis, and a third adorned with jewels to the Baptistery.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • Representatives of the various wards were told off to line the streets, the solemnity of the occasion being marked by the burning of torches, whilst chaplains stood in the porches of the various churches, clad in their richest copes, with thuribles in their hands, and chanted the _venite_ and incensed the royal remains as they passed.

    London and the Kingdom - Volume I

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