But the son of Peleus ran around the altar of the Goddess, taking the canister and lustral waters at the same time.
The ancients had their lustral water for sprinkling and purifying the people.
Fair dewy streams, and lustral waters from ancestral sources await thee, and the host of the Greeks eager to reach Troy.
And the seer Calchas will to his cost consecrate the sacrificial cakes and lustral waters.
lustral water used to be sprinkled also by the Pagans; Terque senem flamma, ter aqua, ter sulphure purget.
But you can not use too much haste in making ready the lustral waters and the consecrations.
Did I need such a crowd to help me by holding the lustral victims during the lengthy rite?
Not so; but I shall lave around thy head with the lustral stream.
lustral ewer, from a bas relief, Khorsabad (after Botta) 201.
Another suggestion is that he holds as often a lustral, or laurel bough, that he is figured as Daphnephoros, “Laurel-Bearer.”