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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Baptismal Shell

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A scallop shell, either real or made of precious metal, used by the Priest for pouring the water on the head of the candidate in Holy Baptism.

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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Baptismal Shell'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. 1901.

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