serving to cleanse.
a cleansing agent.
; reddened. Historical Examples In place of the tavern a cotton-field was ablush with blossoms. The Cavalier George Washington Cable Cherry and apple trees drooped over the wall; these had ceased blossoming, but a tangle of wild-rose bushes was all ablush. Different Girls Various Presently Rowena returned, all ablush with joyous excitement, and begged for […]
(of the hands, body, etc.) thoroughly washed.
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a religious ritual. the liquid thus used. Usually, ablutions. a washing of the hands, body, etc. Historical Examples The ablution ought, strictly, to be performed once in every twenty-four hours. Little Masterpieces of Science: Health and Healing Various This ablution made him clean, but did not […]
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a religious ritual. the liquid thus used. Usually, ablutions. a washing of the hands, body, etc. Historical Examples Like the other, he comes in priestly and ablutionary office. Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld The ablutionary fluid is most difficult to be had in places where water is […]