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Affusion

Affusion

The act of pouring upon, or sprinkling with a liquid, as water upon a child in baptism.

(Science: medicine) Specifically: The act of pouring water or other fluid on the whole or a part of the body, as a remedy in disease.

Origin: cf. F. Affusion.


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