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Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Water which has been blessed for certain specific religious purposes. It is used for blessings, dedications, exorcisms, and for ceremonial cleansing on entering a church, as well as in the...

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WATER, holy

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 449 words.

731 BEDE Historia Ecclesiastica V iv (tr. Sherley-Price) The bishop had sent the sick woman some of the holy water

holy water font

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 60 words.

Receptacle or *font containing *holy water. It is usually installed near the entrance of a church, where the faithful

holy water font

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Receptacle or font containing holy water. It is usually installed near the entrance of a church, where the faithful may sprinkle themselves as a symbol of purification. The tradition...

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holy water

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Water which has been blessed for certain specific religious purposes. It is used for blessings, dedications, exorcisms, and for ceremonial cleansing on entering a church, as well as in the...

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holy water

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 36 words.

Water which has been blessed for certain specific religious purposes. It is used for blessings, dedications, exorcisms, and for ceremonial

holy water

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 36 words.

Water which has been blessed for certain specific religious purposes. It is used for blessings, dedications, exorcisms, and for ceremonial

Holy water

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 27 words.

In Christian usage, water which is blessed for use in certain rites, especially that which is blessed at the Easter

holy water

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 4 words.

Holy Water

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 237 words.

Water which has been blessed for certain specific religious purposes. Acc. to W. usage, it is blessed by a priest acting in the name of the Church; he may add to it a small quantity of ...

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holy water

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 58 words.

Blessed water, often with the addition of exorcized *salt, for the cleansing and blessing of places, objects, ministers, and

holy water n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

a daughter.

1992 R. Puxley Cockney Rabbit.

Holy-water stone

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 6 words.

stoup, holy water

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 145 words.

Jews attached much importance to ritual ablutions, and in Early Christian rites the worshipper washed his hands, face, and sometimes feet in a ...

The Devil in the Holy Water, or the Art of Slander from Louis XIV to Napoleon

Daniel Brewer.

in French Studies

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 502 words.

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Shakespeare's Use of ‘Holy Water’ is Not Typical of Playwrights of his Time

Thomas Merriam.

in Notes and Queries

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 2479 words.

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The Devil in the Holy Water: Political Libel in Eighteenth-Century France

Robert Darnton.

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

December 2007; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 9616 words.

This lecture discusses an investigation of the vast but unstudied literature of libel that appeared in the French book market during the eighteenth century. It concentrates on four...

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Robert Darnton. The Devil in the Holy Water or the Art of Slander from Louis XIV to Napoleon. (Material Texts.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2010. Pp. viii, 534. $34.95

Keith Michael Baker.

in The American Historical Review

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 1096 words.

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The Spell

Robert Herrick.

Edited by Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly.

in The Complete Poetry of Robert Herrick, Vol. 1

Primary Text.

Holy Water come and bring;

The Spell

Robert Herrick.

Edited by L. C. Martin.

in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

Primary Text.

Holy Water come and bring;