Definition of altar boy in English:

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  • A boy who acts as a priest’s assistant during a service, especially in the Roman Catholic Church.
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    • He had a strong religious belief and was a daily mass-goer and in his younger days, he served as an altar boy in the Dominican Church which is located next door to where he grew up.
    • I was a sixth grader, an altar boy awed by liturgy, and determined to be a priest.
    • Dallaire grew up a French-Canadian Catholic, an altar boy, and a soloist in the choir.

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