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At present there is but a sprinkling of Protestants in Millau.

But the sprinkling was a swarm in the Twickenham cottage, and filled it.

A young but severe-looking Socitaire was sprinkling her with drops of water.

They were there almost over our heads, sprinkling us with their blue, pink, and mauve drops.

Only a sprinkling of pin-points of light marked Porno to the eye.

He was sprinkling water on the white face that lay before him.

But this sprinkling sanctifies not in the spirit, but only outwardly.

And so God, by this sprinkling, has typified the spiritual sprinkling.

The use of this phrase suggests that the sprinkling was a fertility rite.

But it might not be anything but straight lead with a sprinkling of silver.

WORD ORIGIN

"small amount," 1590s, verbal noun from sprinkle (v.).

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