Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A vessel with a perforated cover for sprinkling a liquid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vessel with a perforated cover, for sprinkling with a liquid; a sprinkler.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sprinkler; usually, a cup with a perforated lid, or a pipe with a perforated nozle, used for damping paper, clothes, etc.
  • n. In brewing, a perforated cylinder, or a series of disks, for discharging hot water in a fine shower over grain falling into a mash-tub.

Etymologies

sparge +‎ -er or equivalent. Compare French asperger to sprinkle, Latin aspergere, spargere. (Wiktionary)

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