KJV Dictionary Definition: sprinkle
SPRINKLE, v.t. G., L.
1. To scatter; to disperse; as a liquid or a dry substance composed of fine separable particles; to besprinkle; as, to sprinkle the earth with water; to sprinkle a floor with sand; to sprinkle paper with iron filings.
2. To scatter on; to disperse on in small drops or particles; to besprinkle; as, to sprinkle the earth with water; to sprinkle a floor with sand; to sprinkle paper with iron filings.
3. To wash; to cleanse; to purify.
Having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience. Hebrews 10.
1. To perform the act of scattering a liquid or any fine substance, so that it may fall in small particles.
The priest shall sprinkle of the oil with his fingers. Leviticus 14.
Baptism may well enough be performed by sprinkling or effusion of water.
2. To rain moderately; as it sprinkles.
SPRINKLE, n. A small quantity scattered; also, an utensil for sprinkling.
1. Dispersed in small particles, as a liquid or as dust.
2. Having a liquid or a fine substance scattered over.
1. Dispersing, as a liquid or as dust.
2. Scattering on, in fine drops or particles.
1. The act of scattering in small drops or parcels.
2. A small quantity falling in distinct drops or parts, or coming moderately; as a sprinkling of rain or snow.