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Definition of Holy water

Holy water
Holy water (Gr. & R. C. Churches), water which has been blessed by the priest for sacred purposes. Holy-water stoup, the stone stoup or font placed near the entrance of a church, as a receptacle for holy water. Holy Week (Eccl.), the week before Easter, in which the passion of our Savior is commemorated. Holy writ, the sacred Scriptures. `` Word of holy writ.' --Wordsworth.

Meaning of Holy water from wikipedia

- Holy water is water that has been blessed by a member of the clergy or a religious figure. The use for cleansing prior to a baptism and spiritual cleansing...
- A holy water font or stoup is a vessel containing holy water which is generally placed near the entrance of a church. In the Roman Catholic Church it is...
- A holy water sprinkler can be: an aspergillum, a tool used to sprinkle holy water the holy water sprinkler (flail weapon), a medieval flail weapon...
- Holy Water is the ninth studio album by the English hard rock band Bad Company, and their third with Brian Howe as lead vocalist. The album was released...
- Holy water is water that has been blessed in a religious ceremony. See also: Holy water in Eastern Christianity Holy water may also refer to: Holy Water...
- Holy Water (Hard Times) is a 2009 Irish comedy film directed by Tom Reeve and starring John Lynch, Linda Hamilton, Cornelius Clarke and Lochlainn O'Mearain...
- and silver, in the Wallace Collection of London. Another weapon, the holy water sprinkler (from its resemblance to the aspergillum used in the Catholic...
- and Eastern-Rite Catholic Christians, holy water is used frequently in rites of blessing and exorcism, and the water for baptism is always sanctified with...
- person or an area (e.g., in the ritual of misogi). In Christianity, holy water is water that has been sanctified by a priest for the purpose of baptism,...
- Holy Water Joe (Italian: Acquasanta Joe) is a 1971 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Mario Gariazzo. In the immediate aftermath of the American...
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