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  • n. purification, rejuvenation, renewal, especially ritual or ceremonial
  • n. the object of such purification; a sacrifice

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Purification; a sacrifice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Roman antiquity, the ceremony of religious purification, especially as performed at the festival of the Lupercalia on the 15th of February.


From Latin februatio, from februare ‘purify’. (Wiktionary)


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  • Purification.

    Personal paranoia arising over the 2nd month of the year, and it's particulars.

    May 17, 2008