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Acolyte

Ac′olyte
(3 syl.).

A subordinate officer in the Catholic Church, whose duty is to light the lamps, prepare the sacred elements, attend the officiating priests, etc. (Greek, a follower.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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