English version

holy water

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishholy waterˌholy ˈwater noun [uncountable]  water that has been blessed by a priest
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holy waterA silver dish like a holy water font was fastened to the seat in front of me.They had been to so many temples and doused themselves with so much holy water, their souls were transparent.A third held a bucket of holy water towards the priest.Two girl-sized statues of angels holding fonts of holy water stood by the main door.She brought home a large jar of holy water from the cathedral.And some of Mr Oats's holy water.Sprinkle dirt just like you sprinkle holy water.And he was fed the information from myriad channels, to be dispensed with the holy water on Sundays.
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