Definition of Housling

1. a. Sacramental; as, housling fire.



Definition of Housling

1. Adjective. sacramental ¹

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Definition of Housling

1. sacramental [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Housling

housey
housey-housey
housie
housier
housiest
housing
housing commissioner
housing development
housing estate
housing estates
housing for the elderly
housing industry
housing project
housing start
housings
housling (current term)
houstonia
houstonias
hout
houted
houting
houtings
houtou
houtous
houts
houttuynia
houttuynias
houve
hove
hovea

Literary usage of Housling

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"See below. housling; ' The housling fire', ie the sacramental fire, Spenser, FQ i. 12. 37. The Roman marriage was solemnized sacramento ignis et aquae. ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"housling, ». The act of taking the Eucharist. ... housling-BELL, ». The bell which announced the Eucharist. Houss, ». (1) (Fr.) A short coarse mantle. ..."

3. Registrum Ecclesiae Parochialis: The History of Parish Registers in England by John Southerden Burn (1862)
"In several parishes there remain records of the " housling People," not only the numbers ... The Chantry Rolls also contain the number of housling people. ..."

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