altar brass


Definition of altar brass

: a set of brass furnishings (such as candlesticks, cross, and flower vases) for use on a Christian altar

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First Known Use of altar brass

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Altar brass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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