One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for monstrance
- ‘A ludicrously ornate 1699 ostensory, 1m high, weighing over 12kg and studded with more than 6,000 diamonds.’
Early 18th century: from medieval Latin ostensorium, from ostens- ‘stretched out to view’ (see ostensible).
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