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Oblation

Ob`la´tion
n.1.The act of offering, or of making an offering.
2.Anything offered or presented in worship or sacred service; an offering; a sacrifice.
A peculiar . . . oblation given to God.
- Jer. Taylor.
A pin was the usual oblation.
- Sir. W. Scott.
3.A gift or contribution made to a church, as for the expenses of the eucharist, or for the support of the clergy and the poor.
Noun1.oblation - the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity; "oblations for aid to the poor"
Synonyms: offering
2.Oblation - the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist

OBLATION, eccl. law. In a general sense the property which accrues to the church by any right or title whatever; but, in a more limited sense, it is that which the priest receives at the altar, at the celebration of the eucharist. Ayl. Par. 392.

Christmas present, award, birthday present, box, burnt offering, cadeau, collection, drink offering, ex voto offering, fairing, gift, handsel, heave offering, hecatomb, holocaust, human sacrifice, immolation, incense, infanticide, libation, mactation, offering, offertory, peace offering, piacular offering, present, presentation, sacramental offering, sacrifice, scapegoat, self-immolation, self-sacrifice, suttee, sutteeism, thank offering, tribute, votive offering, white elephant, whole offering
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