Acolyte

Definition of Acolyte

Ac`o`lyte
n.1.
1.(Eccl.) One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic church, being ordained to carry the wine and water and the lights at the Mass.
2.One who attends; an assistant.

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Bible clerk, Bible reader, acolytus, adjutant, agent, aid, aide, aide-de-camp, aider, almoner, anagnost, assistant, attendant, auxiliary, beadle, bedral, best man, capitular, capitulary, choir chaplain, churchwarden, clerk, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, coadjutrix, deacon, deaconess, deputy, diaconus, doorkeeper, elder, elderman, executive officer, exorcist, exorcista, help, helper, helpmate, helpmeet, holy orders, lay elder, lay reader, lector, lecturer, lieutenant, major orders, minor orders, ostiarius, paranymph, paraprofessional, parish clerk, precentor, presbyter, priest, reader, ruling elder, sacrist, sacristan, second, servant, sexton, shames, sideman, sidesman, subdeacon, subdiaconus, succentor, suisse, supporting actor, supporting instrumentalist, teaching elder, thurifer, verger, vergeress
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