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housel

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noun hou·sel \ˈhau̇-zəl\

Definition of housel

archaic

  1. :  the Eucharist or the act of administering or receiving it

Origin and Etymology of housel

Middle English, from Old English hūsel sacrifice, Eucharist; akin to Gothic hunsl sacrifice


First Known Use: before 12th century


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housel

verb hou·sel

Definition of housel

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to administer communion to

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of housel

before 12th century


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