from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • noun Christianity 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.

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


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