1. an altar attendant in public worship.
2. Roman Catholic Church. a member of the highest-ranking of the four minor orders. the order itself.Compare exorcist (def 2), lector (def 2), ostiary (def 1).
3. any attendant, assistant, or follower.
"acolytes can be in communities."
"acolytes can be with tales."
"ceremonies can have acolytes."
"acolytes can be for bashings."
"acolytes can be for abuses."
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