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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Minor orders, Ecclesiastical titles, long volume value, Articles incorporating text from the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia with Wikisource reference
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doorkeeper  ostiary  ostiarius
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The lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church WordNet 3.0
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An ostiarius, a Latin word sometimes anglicized as ostiary but often literally translated as porter or doorman, originally was a servant or guard posted at the entrance of a building. Wikipedia
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The person in charge of an entryway, sometimes just a doorman, sometimes something more. Wiktionary
Person in charge of an entryway. Wiktionary (translation)
One who keeps the door, especially the door of a church; a porter. Wiktionary
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