A container in which incense is burned, typically during a religious ceremony.
More example sentences
- Fender, 52, carries it high over the ground and loose in his hands, like a priest holding the censer while dispensing incense in church.
- Ash from incense censers, campfires and fireplaces can be used but I don't recommend them.
- One further question… I now need to know where to get a good quality censer to burn incense in, and an oil lamp as well.
Middle English: from Old French censier, from encensier, from encens (see incense1).
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