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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Pome

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(Lat. pomum, i.e. an apple) is in ecclesiastic language

(1) a cup or ball filled with perfumes;

(2) a ball of metal filled with hot water, and used by the priest to warm his hands at the altar. It was sometimes made four-footed and with rings of silver.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Pome'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/p/pome.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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