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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

He was an altar boy who briefly attended Catholic school, and as an adult he was determined to protect traditional values.
An Anti-Gay Marriage Crusader on His Conversion Eve Conant April 12, 2011

(RC Church, Church of England) a boy serving as an acolyte


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