ablution

[ US /əˈbɫuʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɐblˈuːʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. the ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels
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How To Use ablution In A Sentence

  • A pair of suitcases filled with special shower heads for Islamic ablutions , and monumental razors and clippers, poke fun at the needs of the Muslim traveler.
  • Part of the Islamic tradition is to set strict rules for ablutions, washing hands, arms, face and feet with running water before praying.
  • The course will present an in-depth study of the general precepts for menstruation and lochia and the precepts specific to lochia, as well as a detailed study of the chronic annulment of ablution.
  • Scurfiness, or excessive scurfiness, is the result of morbid action, and may be treated by the frequent use of the fleshbrush or hairbrush, ablution with soap and water, and the use of mild stimulating, astringent, or detergent lotions. The Ladies Book of Useful Information Compiled from many sources
  • Damascus and was performing his purificatory ablution on the edge of a tank when his feet slipped and he fell into the reservoir but saved himself with great trouble. The Gulistan of Sa'di
  • When the old woman had made an end of her ablution, she came up to where he sat, and prayed a two bow prayer; after which she blessed my brother with a godly benediction, and he while thanking her put his hand to the dinars and gave her two, saying to himself “These are my voluntaries.” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • As with all my ablutions, the shave follows a definite and predetermined pattern.
  • Old habits persisted, nonetheless: the would-be virtuous made their ablutions and sloped off to Friday prayers.
  • The singers are miked only for the dialogue, but their excellent diction makes the supertitles unnecessary, bringing out mad rhymes like "You very imperfect ablutioner" for "The Lord High Executioner. Taking Gilbert
  • The prince and he then performed the ablution, and the prayer enjoined, which is called Farz; and that done, they set out. The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Complete
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