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Sanctus

sanctus

1. A part of the mass, or, in protestant churches, a part of the communion service, of which the first words in latin are Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus [Holy, holy, holy]; called also tersanctus.

2. An anthem composed for these words. Sanctus bell, a small bell usually suspended in a bell cot at the apex of the nave roof, over the chancel arch, in mediaeval churches, but a hand bell is now often used; so called because rung at the singing of the sanctus, at the conclusion of the ordinary of the mass, and again at the elevation of the host. Called also mass bell, sacring bell, saints' bell, sance-bell, sancte bell.

Origin: L. Sanctus, p.p. Of sancire.


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Dinosaur Confusion

... any web site for C. dui.only this gave little information http://www.bowdoin.edu/~dbensen/Dinosaurs/Confuciusornisdui.html you can search about C. sanctus in the same web site especially the links.The picture is really good wht do you say.Now let us not forget about the beak.The keratin found in ...

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Dinosaur Confusion

... it had a beak but was less advanced in that it had two small openings in the rear of its skull very similar to the reptile progenitors of birds.C. sanctus is the cousin of this reptile.both species bore two long tail plumes indicating the sexes differed significantly from each other. Like its cousin, ...

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