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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Water blessed by a priest and used for religious purposes.

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  • n. In certain Christian churches, water that has been sanctified by a priest or bishop for the purpose of baptism or for the blessing of persons, places, or things.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. water which has been blessed by the priest for sacred purposes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic purification

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