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Aspergill Explained

Aspergill at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Aspergill \As"per*gill\, Aspergillum \As`per*gil"lum\, n. [LL.
aspergillum, fr. L. aspergere. See {Asperse}, v. t.]
1. The brush used in the Roman Catholic church for sprinkling
holy water on the people. [Also written aspergillus.]

2. (Zo["o]l.) See {Wateringpot shell}.

aspergill at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge;
used for sprinkling holy water

aspergill at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-nou » n
  • An aspergillum.

  • Inter: Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: ta » aspergill