benitier


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benitier

(bɛˈnɪtɪeɪ)
n
a basin to hold holy water
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He touched the earth, moistened with the evening dew, with the ends of his fingers, signed himself as if he had been at the benitier in church, and retook alone - ever alone - the road to Paris.
Victime d'un parasite identifie en 2016 au large de l'Espagne dont l'expansion fulgurante est favorisee par le rechauffement climatique, ce coquillage, le plus grand au monde apres le benitier tropical, se meurt.
(12) Baste escuchar, evocadas al azar, cuatro piezas de Brassens para comprobar la veracidad de lo afirmado: Mourir pour des idees (Morir por las ideas), Melanie (Melanie), Tempete dans un benitier (Tempestad en una pila de agua bendita) y S'en faire enculer (Hacerse dar por el culo).
While regional beliefs might vary, she cites an old saying from Brittany which resembles much more clearly the traits of the loup-garou exported to New France than those of the courtly tales mentioned above: "If you remain seven years without putting your finger in the baptismal font you will become a Loup-Garou" ("'Si tu restes sept ans sans mettre le doigt dans le benitier tu seras Loup-Garou';" Sebillot--Traditions Superstitieuses de la Haute-Bretagne, p.
Meanwhile, Bloch, whose own class affiliation is a source of burning personal preoccupation, had indeed read Marcel's Le Figaro article but did not contact him until years later, when he too came to be published there; at which juncture Bloch, in one of the contortions of jealousy that are his hallmark in the novel, can only commiserate with Marcel for having his work appear in "le journal du sabre et du goupillon, des five o'clock, sans oublier le benitier" (IV, 170).
C'est pourquoi la statuaire religieuse en platre, qu'elle prenne la forme d'une statue, d'un luminaire ou d'un benitier, a ete concue et destinee pour un emplacement particulier et pour une fonction symbolique, liturgique, rituelle ou devotionnelle determinee.