They also melt frankincense as a depilatory, and smear their hands with a paste into the composition of which frankincense enters, for the purpose of communicating to them an attractive perfume.
A widow must shave her head, smear her body with black and the exudations of the corpse, and wear mourning for a long time.
unctio, anointing, ungere, unguere, to smear with ointment, to anoint; cf.
19 sqq., we read " that the masmasu (priest's magician) is to pass forth to the gateway, sacrifice a sheep in the palace portal, and to smear the threshold and posts of the palace gateway right 'and left with the blood of the lamb."
shirts of the natives of the poorer classes, and is, when very dark, the color of mourning; therefore, women at funerals, and generall after a death, smear themselves with it.
One of the doctors came out of the tent in a bloodstained apron, holding a cigar between the thumb and little finger of one of his small bloodstained hands, so as not to smear it.
A newlybuilt house is smeared with it, so are demoniacs, care being taken to smear the latter downwards from head to foot.
The women alone put on mourning attire, by dyeing their veils, shirts, &c., dark blue, with indigo; and they stain their hands, and smear the walls, with the same color.
For war the natives smear themselves in grotesque fashion with lime or ochres, and in some parts hold in their teeth against the chin a face-like mask, supposed to strike terror into the foe, against whom they advance warily (if not timidly), yelling and blowing their war-trumpets.
Most women should get a pap smear once a year.
To find out, smear peanut butter onto the sofa and jam onto the curtains.
Home remedies for poison ivy are mostly thought of as odd paste concoctions you smear on the skin; however, many oral medicines such as these can give you the same positive effects without the hassle and mess.
pap smear once a year.
A repeat smear will be needed, usually in six months.
I rose on an elbow and felt a sticky smear of blood covering the front of me!
To smear her character.
pap smear testing.
smear peanut butter inside for her to lick out.
smear test early in 2000 at Kingston hospital.
smear tactic by New Labor has now ceased to be effective.
smear campaign by his own union.
smear abnormalities go back to normal after several months.
smear screening for women should be done every two years or so from the age of first sexual activity onwards.
smear testing can limit the risk of cancer.
sputum smear positive.
Smear a little on top of your lipstick for a sexy glossy pout.
It can smear or gradually wear off throughout the day.
To help get the big hose back onto the radiator, smear a little grease over the outer circumference of the junction.
To do this, the smear taker must have an up-to-date address for you.
The printed emulsion surface is water absorbent and ideal for gum tragacanth which leaves less of a smear than most adhesives.
Years ago many women felt uncomfortable asking their GP's to give them a smear.
Buy a gas mask and smear it with rancid animal fat.
In these cases, a repeat smear may be necessary but does not necessarily mean there is a significant problem.
The infant formula initiative is the opening salvo in an ideological campaign to smear a safe and useful product.
You can smear peanut butter inside for her to lick out.
McGovern had a smear test early in 2000 at Kingston hospital.
The constant use of this smear tactic by New Labor has now ceased to be effective.
Mr Herring later claimed he was the victim of a smear campaign by his own union.
The reason for this is that a lot of minor smear abnormalities go back to normal after several months.
Cervical smear screening for women should be done every two years or so from the age of first sexual activity onwards.
Early detection with cervical smear testing can limit the risk of cancer.
Cervical smear tests aim to detect the early changes of squamous cell cancer.
Years ago many women felt uncomfortable asking their GP 's to give them a smear.
Further, the printout can smear if handled before the ink dries.
Gently apply the eyeshadow-be careful not to smear it on thickly, as this will make it harder to remove for when you go to try on different colors.
Although the Lash Perfection did not smear or run, it did not last all day.
Many formulas are sweat or water-resistant, so you have long-lasting coverage that won't smear.
The Dipdown liner is waterproof and smudgeproof, so creating a smoky eye appearance via smudging is nearly impossible if you don't smear the product immediately after it is applied.
Lay the lamb flat and smear garlic and shallots over the top.
Do not rub or scrub the spot because it will smear it and make it more noticeable.
Use a toothpick to smear small amounts of color throughout a lump of fondant, and then knead the fondant carefully until the color is blended through completely.
Smear a spoonful of PB on the inside of a Kong dog toy and you'll have a treat that will occupy your dog for quite a while.
Add a light smear to a slice of apple for an especially tasty treat.
Microscopic examination of the smear can identify which type of bacteria has been collected.
For cancer, the diagnosis can be made through screening procedures such as mammography (for breast cancer), PAP smear (for cervical cancer).
Platelets can be observed in a direct blood smear for approximate quantity and shape.
A direct smear is made by placing a drop of blood onto a microscope slide and spreading it into a thin layer.
After staining to make the various blood cells easier to see and distinguish, a laboratory technician views the smear through a light microscope.
A Tzanck or Papanicolau smear may be done.
A positive smear cannot distinguish between varicella zoster virus and HSV-1, and a negative smear does not rule out HSV infection.
This condition is considered to be a possible precursor to cervical cancer and is diagnosed as an abnormal Pap smear.
After taking the young woman's history, the gynecologist or family practitioner does a pelvic examination and Pap smear.
The diagnosis is confirmed when the suspected bacteria is identified in the culture of a stool sample or a fecal smear from the affected individual.
In the microscopic examination of a stained blood smear (differential), red cells may appear smaller than normal.
Other causes of rhinitis, including infection, can usually be ruled out by a physical examination and a nasal smear, in which a sample of mucus is taken on a swab for examination.
Depending on the STD in question, additional tests may be performed such as blood work, Papanicolaou (pap) smear, rectal swabs, or biopsy.
When a person develops skin infections during an outbreak of diphtheria, the doctor will consider the possibility of cutaneous diphtheria and take a smear to confirm the diagnosis.
While face paint has theatrical impact, it can be messy and it will smear easily, especially on young children.
Slice and core an apple, then let your little one smear peanut butter or Nutella on it.
Both inkjet and laser printers will work, but laser output tends not to smear when touched.
Will they smear your reputation or make you feel gorgeous?
If you're in a hurry, you can just mash up a raw papaya, smear it onto your skin for 15 minutes and then rinse.
It was already reddened and after again coughing she wiped away a fresh smear of blood.
Before he could protest further, she leaned over and wiped her thumb on his lower lip, leaving a smear of blood.
He dipped a pinky into it and roughly spread lipstick across her lips then dipped his pinky again to smear something on her cheekbones.
bimanual examination should be performed, together with a cervical smear if due.
You need not in imagination adopt the hairy garments, or smear yourself with oil, or eat raw blubber.
Glossy Finish - A smear of borrowed lipstick penetrates a spectator's tightly clenched fist.
Instead of the traditional smear test, we are now using " liquid-based cytology.
Some years ago I examined a smear of metal polish under the microscope and found it contained many diatoms.
faecesver, older children who smear feces on walls are more likely to do so because they are angry, upset or confused.
PLAN B 1) Smear glycerine on Clavinova keys and stool and buff to a polished finish.
The delicate tail wheel was added next with just a smear of super glue.
inadequate smears were those which provided little or no basis for report and so led to a request for a repeat smear.
multinucleate giant cells on a cervical smear Pregnancy Mothers of most infected babies have no signs or history of genital HSV.
oozee thing was still oozing slightly from the neck, leaving a smear where it lay.
Hyperkeratosis rarely needs any more evaluation than a repeat pap smear in 6 months.
smear petroleum jelly on the rim of the rubber cup and lower it over the outlet.
When clean, smear petroleum jelly onto the battery terminals both before and after reconnecting.
repeat smear may be necessary but does not necessarily mean there is a significant problem.
salvo in an ideological campaign to smear a safe and useful product.
This crude test compared well to analysis of a stained smear of the same blood back in the laboratory.
Sample groups Women with a first diagnosis of a midly dyskaryotic smear or two consecutive borderline smears.
Infection is most commonly acquired by aerosol spread from index cases, who are sputum smear positive.
To take the smear, the doctor or nurse puts an instrument called a speculum inside your vagina.
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