Definition of Ablutions

1. Noun. (plural of ablution) ¹



2. Noun. A building that houses bathing and toilet facilities on a military base. ¹

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Definition of Ablutions

1. ablution [n] - See also: ablution

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ablutions

ablude
abluded
abludes
abluding
abluent
abluents
ablukast
abluminal
ablush
ablute
abluted
ablutes
abluting
ablution
ablutionary
ablutions (current term)
ablutomania
ablutomanias
ablutophiliac
abluvion
ably
abmho
abmhos
abmigration
abmigrations
abnegate
abnegated
abnegates
abnegating

Literary usage of Ablutions

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1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"ablutions called Sag-mo. The agong that was turned with its concave side up had been ... There was more or less laughter and talk during the ablutions, ..."

2. Hydropathy; Or The Cold Water Cure, as Practised by Vincent Priessnitz, at by R. T. Claridge (1842)
"We cannot recommend the ablutions too much, to persons who are desirous of treating themselves: they are recommended principally on rising in the morning, ..."

3. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"Pending which operation, and his morning ablutions, and his anointing of himself with the last infallible preparation for the production of luxuriant and ..."

4. Researches in Sinai by William Matthew Flinders Petrie, C. T. Currelly (1906)
"The specially prominent system of ablutions, the basins for which occupied the ... The similarity to the ritual importance of ablutions in the Jewish and ..."

5. The Pathology and treatment of sexual impotence by Victor G.. Vecki (1899)
"The action of simple ablutions is too feeble to be of much good in any ... ablutions of the spine and loins act, nevertheless, as a gentle stimulus. ..."

6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In the purification of the chalice, water is again used in the second of the ablutions, but the present practice according to which the ablution of wine and ..."

7. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1869)
"ablutions in the Thus conversing, the brothers reached the ... Rama then performed his ablutions with his younger brother and Sita ; and he appeared like ..."

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