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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n.- A low candlestick with a short handle.

Usage examples (12)
  • Again a bishop when taking part in any ecclesiastical function in the sanctuary has a little candlestick of his own, known as the bugia, which is held beside him by a...
  • Everyone knows what to do - the maniple is ready for the end of the Indulgentiam, the servers assist the Bishop ascending the steps by holding the fringe of his alb in...
  • But the wine it is sometimes traditore, it can also be telling the -- what is bugia?
  • Saturday, before the Mass bishops are allowed the use of the bugia or hand-candlestick. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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