Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to ablution.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to ablution.
- adj. cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands
- ablution + -ary (Wiktionary)
“State-of-the-art, high-tech ablutionary devices that you, being an observant VP on the rise, have already noticed are geared toward doing your business fast, with as little physical contact as humanly possible.”
“Most seamen, especially those of foreign nationality, have seemingly a horror of water for ablutionary purposes, in contradistinction to landsmen.”
“The ablutionary tank made by Solomon was as large as a hundred and fifty lavatories.”
“The ablutionary fluid is most difficult to be had in places where water is abundant.”
“Milly's people went through that ablutionary process known as washing their hands of her.”
“Like the other, he comes in priestly and ablutionary office.”
“Of all people in the world the Mexicans have the greatest antipathy to water, hot or cold, for ablutionary purposes.”
“Upon one stood a basin, in which was water that had some time ago been used for the ablutionary purposes of someone sadly in need of a wash.”
“The editor, I understand, running a gloomy eye down the column of his contributor's 'story,' and seeing nothing but metaphysical terms such as justice, freedom, the abstract disapproval of sweating, swindling, and the like, paused at last upon the ablutionary allusion, and his eye brightened.”
“It was his Saturday and Sunday joy to bath Jean amid a score of crawly tin insects which he had provided for the child's ablutionary entertainment, and it formed the climax of Jean's blissful day.”
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