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Searchable Lemmata: abstersorius (L).
Alternate Forms: abstersoria.

    Definitions and Defining Citations:

1(adj.) ; for wiping (describing a napkin or similar).(circa 1100 - ante 1300)
Sex: N/A    Ceremonial: No
Body Parts: N/A.
2(n.) Accessory; napkin (used as a subst.).(circa 1100 - ante 1350 ?)
1. duo abstersoria de panna lineo cum extremitatibus bordatis de serico ad extergendum digitos post perfusionem in jamori altari ... offertoria ... de rubeo serico listata aurifilo Accounts. [DMLBS Vis. S. Paul. (324) 1295]
Use: Ecclesiastical    Ceremonial: No
Body Parts: N/A.

    Etymological Evidence:

Definite, L.
Etym Cog: