Definition of Asperged
1. asperge [v] - See also: asperge
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Asperged Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Asperged
Literary usage of Asperged
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Journal of American Ethnology and Archæology by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1892)
"Ha-ha-we next placed the tip of the aspergill in the nd-kwi-pi, and, drawing it out, asperged to the six directions in sinistral circuit. ..."
2. The Golden Days of the Early English Church from the Arrival of Theodore to by Henry Hoyle Howorth (1917)
"If a mouse falls into a liquid it is to be taken thence and the liquid asperged with holy water. If the mouse is still alive, the liquor may be drunk; if, ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"He conducted a crude orchestra; selected the hymns and psalms; read the lessons; carried round the holy water and asperged his parishioners: Censing the ..."
4. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1903)
"During this time the chief priest has picked a bundle of trays, tied up in a blanket, the medicine bowl, and aspergill, and after having asperged the two ..."
5. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: Now First by Agnes Strickland (1854)
"... clasped her hands together, knelt, and kissed the urn across the black crape that covered it; and after a silent prayer, rose, and having asperged it ..."
6. Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages by Edward Lewes Cutts (1872)
"And first the priest entered alone into the cell, and asperged it with holy water, saying appropriate sentences; then he consecrated and blessed the cell, ..."