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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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CLAPPER

Wooden instrument, with an attachment that, when shaken, makes a knocking noise. Used on occasion instead of an altar bell, e.g., during the Liturgy of Good Friday.

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