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Gregoʹrian Water or Gringorian Water

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Holy water; so called because Gregory I. was a most strenuous recommender of it.

“In, case they should happen to encounter with devils, by virtue of the Gringoriene water, they might make them disappear.”—Rabelais: Gargantua, book i. 43.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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