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aspergillum


aspergillum


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}.