from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any utensil, as a candlestick, having the form of a tower, especially in ornamental art.
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So in the annals of St. Vandrille (cap. x, p. 33) we read that in the time of Ermharius who died in 738 that abbot had a bell made, to be hung in the little tower (turricula) "as is the custom of such churches"; while the