Pyx

A pyx or pix (pyxis, transliteration of Greek: πυξίς, box-wood receptacle, from πυξος, box-tree) is a small round container used in the Catholic, Old Catholic and Anglican Churches to carry the consecrated host (Eucharist), to the sick or those otherwise unable to come to a church in order to receive Holy Communion. The term can also be ...
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Pyx

A vessel for the consecrated bread. In mediaeval English churches, a pyx hanging over the altar was used for the reserved sacrament.
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Pyx

• (n.) A box used in the British mint as a place of deposit for certain sample coins taken for a trial of the weight and fineness of metal before it is sent from the mint. • (n.) The box, case, vase, or tabernacle, in which the host is reserved. • (n.) The box in which the compass is suspended; the binnacle. • (n.) Same as Pyxis...
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pyx

1. The box, case, vase, or tabernacle, in which the host is reserved. ... 2. A box used in the British mint as a place of deposit for certain sample coins taken for a trial of the weight and fineness of metal before it is sent from the mint. ... 3. The box in which the compass is suspended; the binnacle. ... 4. <anatomy> Same as Pyxis. Pyx cl...
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pyx

pix chest noun a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay
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pyx

pix noun any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
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Pyx

Pyx noun [ Latin pyxis a box, Greek pyxi`s a box, especially of boxwood, from py`xos the box tree or boxwood. See Box a receptacle.] [ Written also pix .] 1. (R. C. Ch.) The box, case, vase, or tabernacle, in which the host is reserved. 2....
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Pyx

Pyx transitive verb To test as to weight and fineness, as the coins deposited in the pyx. [ Eng.] Mushet.
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Pyx

A pyx was a covered vessel used in the Roman Catholic church to contain the consecrated host. In ancient times it was sometimes made in the shape of a dove.
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pyx

A small box with a lid to contain the consecrated host.
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Pyx

A vessel for the consecrated bread. In mediaeval English churches, a pyx hanging over the altar was used for the reserved sacrament.
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pyx

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pyx

box or vessel in which coins or consecrated Eucharist are kept
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pyx

in Christianity, vessel containing the consecrated bread used in the service of Holy Communion. Although pyxes were made in various shapes, such as ... [1 related articles]
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pyx

In the Roman Catholic Church, the container used for the wafers of the sacrament. The Trial of the Pyx is the test of coinage by a goldsmith, at the hall of the Goldsmiths' Company, London, and is...
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pyx

[n] - a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay 2. [n] - any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept
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