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Meaning of LUSTRATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lus*tra"tion\, n. [L. lustratio: cf. F. lustration.]
1. The act of lustrating or purifying.

         And holy water for lustration bring.  --Dryden.

2. (Antiq.) A sacrifice, or ceremony, by which cities,
   fields, armies, or people, defiled by crimes, pestilence,
   or other cause of uncleanness, were purified.

 

 

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