Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cruet.

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Examples

  • Various monstrances and cruets (note the As and Vs for aqua and vinum) from the Cathedral treasure:

    Catholic Bamberg: The Vestments of Pope Clement II and Other Treasures from the Diocesan Museum

  • By her side there are a few other beautiful objects — the hookah; the paandaan, or silver tray with cruets containing a soporific preparation made from betel-leaf, and her casually discarded jutis, or slippers with the elaborately upturned toes.

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  • Priests then went, each accompanied by two acolytes carrying cruets of water and wine, for the stripping of all the altars in the monastery.

    The Tradition of the Washing of the Altar

  • By her side there are a few other beautiful objects — the hookah; the paandaan, or silver tray with cruets containing a soporific preparation made from betel-leaf, and her casually discarded jutis, or slippers with the elaborately upturned toes.

    Francesco Renaldi in Dacca

  • Well, not altogether—Jake noticed that the older boy had put the empty cruets on the hallway table.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Skin Deep

  • I hope that producer Matthew Weiner won't be bringing him back just to have an affair with Peggy and that he will use Father Gill to try to explain what happened to those young men who used to be the priests I held the cruets and rang the bells and carried the crucifix for.

    All the Mad Men and all the Mad Women are having epiphanies

  • I hope that producer Matthew Weiner won't be bringing him back just to have an affair with Peggy and that he will use Father Gill to try to explain what happened to those young men who used to be the priests I held the cruets and rang the bells and carried the crucifix for.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Apart from items that apparently had dropped from boats, such as Greek salt boxes and Italian oil cruets, from the labels he could see that most of the debris was blowing east from Ireland.

    Excerpt: The World Without Us by Alan Weisman

  • On the sideboard a variety of miscellaneous articles were huddled together, the most conspicuous of which were some very cloudy fish – sauce cruets, a couple of driving – boxes, two or three whips, and as many travelling shawls, a tray of knives and forks, and the mustard.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • Although there was no altar bell, the cruets were there.

    Prophecy on the Rise of the Great Monarch

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