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Related to cleanlinesses: Cleanliness is next to Godliness
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Cleverness (See CUNNING.)Berchta
unkempt herself, demands cleanliness from others, especially children. [Ger. Folklore: Leach, 137]
continually “washes” itself. [Animal Symbolism: Jobes, 296]
brand of household cleaner. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 379]
Biblical herb used for ceremonial sprinkling. [Flower Symbolism: O.T. Psalms 51:7]
Spic and Span
constantly sweeping and dusting. [Children’s Lit.: Mary Mouse and the Doll’s House, Fisher, 216]
brand of household cleaner. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 546]
brownie who is strict about neatness of houses. [Br. Folldore: Briggs, 425–426]
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