Definition of Aspergills
1. aspergill [n] - See also: aspergill
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspergills
Literary usage of Aspergills
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tusayan Migration Traditions by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1900)
"stood in the Flute chamber, and not on the roof, when I saw the altar, it is possible that the aspergills belong with this object rather than to the altar ..."
2. Tusayan Katcinas by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1897)
"Synopsis of ceremonial events during the songs: (a) Meal shaken from the six aspergills into the liquid. (b) Whistling into the liquid through a turkey bone ..."
3. A Journal of American Ethnology and Archæology by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1891)
"... of the latter were the feathered aspergills. The na-kwi-jri was simpler than that at Wal-pi, as it had no terraced rim and no O'-mow-nh decoration. ..."
4. Navaho Houses by Cosmos Mindeleff (1898)
"... decorates the heads of participants, is prescribed for the prayer.sticks, and is always appended to aspergills, rattles, and whistles. ..."
5. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals by Edward Payson Evans (1906)
"... arising from the lack of proper ventilation, and find relief by simply opening the windows instead of calling in a priest with aspergills, and censers, ..."
6. Animal Symbolism in Ecclesiastical Architecture by Edward Payson Evans (1896)
"... borne by rats and mice, and preceded by a long procession of these rodents with banners, vessels of holy water, aspergills, crosiers, censers. ..."