monstrance :

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  • n  proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion
  • n  (Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration

  • One boat bore, in a golden monstrance in an illuminated, glass-enclosed chapel, the Sacred Host.
  • Ten years ago, from their cloistered monastery in Indianapolis, sisters of the Discalced (unshod) Carmelite order sent word to their friends that they wished a new monstrance .
  • Pius XI bore aloft a gem-encrusted monstrance containing the Host.

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