consecration

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noun con·se·cra·tion \ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈkrā-shən\

Definition of consecration

  1. 1 :  the act or ceremony of consecrating

  2. 2 :  the state of being consecrated

  3. 3 capitalized :  the part of a Communion rite in which the bread and wine are consecrated

Examples of consecration in a sentence

  1. the consecration of the Host during Communion

14th Century

First Known Use of consecration

14th century

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