Sanctus bell

noun

: a bell rung by the server at several points (as at the Sanctus) during the mass

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sanctus bell was in the 15th century

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“Sanctus bell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sanctus%20bell. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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