Cresselle

Cresselle

Cres*selle"\ (kr?s-s?l"), n. [F. cr['e]celle rattle.] (Eccl.) A wooden rattle sometimes used as a substitute for a bell, in the Roman Catholic church, during the latter part of Holy Week, or the last week of Lent.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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