a vessel for holding holy water.
The brush used for sprinkling is an aspergill (aspergillum), or aspersoir, and the vessel for this water an aspersorium.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various
And those figures that moved about it, with censor and aspersorium, were as angels for tenderness and dignity and undoubted power.
None Other Gods Robert Hugh Benson
A brush or aspersorium, used for sprinkling holy water, was leaning against the wall.
Under the Rose Frederic Stewart Isham
noun (RC Church) (pl) -ria (-rɪə), -riums
a basin containing holy water with which worshippers sprinkle themselves
Also called aspergillum. a perforated instrument used to sprinkle holy water
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any of various dark-colored, solid, bituminous substances, native in various areas of the earth and composed mainly of hydrocarbon mixtures. a similar substance that is the by-product of petroleum-cracking operations. a mixture of such substances with gravel, crushed rock, or the like, used for paving. to cover or pave with asphalt. of, relating to, or […]