Sprin"kling (?), n.

1.

The act of one who, or that which, sprinkles.

Baptism may well enough be performed by sprinkling or effusion of water. Ayliffe.

2.

A small quantity falling in distinct drops or particles; as, a sprinkling of rain or snow.

3.

Hence, a moderate number or quantity distributed like drops.

Craik.

 

© Webster 1913.

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