ostiary definition

  • noun:
    • Roman Catholic Church a person who is ordained when you look at the least expensive of previous minor sales.
    • A church doorkeeper.
    • The mouth of a river; an estuary.
    • One who keeps the entranceway, especially the home of a church; a porter.
    • The lips of a river; an estuary.
    • a person who keeps the entranceway, particularly the home of a church; a porter.
    • during the early church plus the Roman Catholic Church, the doorkeeper of a church.
    • The porter of a monastery.
    • A mouth of a river.
    • the best of this small Holy instructions within the unreformed Western Church however now suppressed because of the Roman Catholic Church
    • a person who guards an entrance

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