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 Holy of Holies (The).Holywell Street (London). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Holy Water Sprinkler.
 
A military club set with spikes. So called facetiously because it makes the blood to flow as water sprinkled by an aspergillum.   1
 


 Holy of Holies (The).Holywell Street (London). 

 
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