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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sprinkle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Marked by small spots; appearing as if sprinkled from a wet brush: specifically noting a kind of decoration of pottery, the edges of cheaply bound books, etc.


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  • The quaint plazas have magic dust sprinkled from the church towers on the newbies.


  • The very few violent situations were most probably caused by kettling and the agent provocateurs you had in sprinkled throughout the crowd.

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  • The final 1/6 of the 41st is in sprinkled with two small precincts in Neabsco district, and two small precincts in Woodbridge district.

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  • The diaries - written in German sprinkled with old Swiss dialect and margin notes in Latin - are "unique" because of the exceptional everyday detail they provide, Pfister says.

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  • There he sat close to the fair Bessie, smoking and drinking gin-water, and talking with great volubility in English sprinkled with Boer-Dutch terms that


  • It was like going from one cheer-on session to another, with tons of encouraging emails and calls sprinkled in between.

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  • In the case of a private Israelite, it was sprinkled, that is, either jerked or dropped successively on each of the four horns [57] of the altar of burnt-offering — beginning at the south-east, thence going to the north-east, then the north-west, and finishing at the south-west, where the rest of the blood was poured at the bottom of the altar through two funnels that conducted into the Kedron.

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  • There are a great number of assert calls sprinkled liberally throughout the code.

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  • More new editions of our regular lines mostly with some new titles sprinkled in like


  • A build like this is eminently revisitable, because the narrative isn't exhausted, it's like the tiny metal sculptures of little men with coins sprinkled all over Bowery Park and some subway stops in New York, if you have ever seen those.

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