a city in central Florida.
an elevated place or structure, as a mound or platform, at which religious rites are performed or on which sacrifices are offered to gods, ancestors, etc. Ecclesiastical, . (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the constellation Ara. (in a dry dock) a ledge for supporting the feet of shorings. lead to the altar, to marry: After a […]
- Altar board
an elaborately carved wooden panel, placed in a recess on top of an altar during the Mass, on which the chalice and paten rest.
- Altar boy
a male altar server. Contemporary Examples He told the inquiry that this was the only time he had had sex with the altar boy. Priest Sex-Tape Horror Dom Phillips April 25, 2010 They would make Willie Horton look like an altar boy compared to Maurice Clemmons. The GOP Frontrunner Curse Mark McKinnon December 1, 2009 […]
- Altar bread
bread for use in a Eucharistic service. Contemporary Examples They might be surprised how much money they would save on altar bread. The Great Divide Facing Pope Francis That Only Catholics Understand Barbie Latza Nadeau September 20, 2014