Sanctus bell

noun

Definition of Sanctus bell

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

First Known Use of Sanctus bell

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Sanctus bell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sanctus%20bell. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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