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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity.

Usage examples (31)
  • But the effects of these priestly acts, that is, his oblation and intercession, are of two sorts: -- 1.
  • We may dismiss at once such fanciful explanations as that missa is the Hebrew missah ( "oblation" -- so Reuchlin and
  • "oblation," and has received its name from the Hebrew word misbeach, altar -- in Greek thysiasterion, on account of the oblation.
  • Then cuts the curling hair; that first oblation burns, for more
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