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WATER, holy

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192829160
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191726873
WATER, holy

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

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