Sentence Examples

  • The church of Preshute, largely rebuilt, but preserving its Norman pillars, has a curious piscina, and a black basalt font of great size dating from 1100-1150, in which according to a very old tradition King John was baptized.
  • PISCINA, a Latin word first applied to a fish-pond, and later used for any pool of water for bathing, &c., either natural or artificial, and also for a tank or reservoir.
  • There are in the chancel two freestone effigies, perhaps of the r4th century, besides three sedilia, and a piscina under arches.
  • Some 16th-century brasses, an altar tomb and a piscina were removed hither from the old church.
  • Beside the altar was a drain (piscina) for pouring away the water in which the communion vessels were rinsed.

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