laying on of hands

noun phrase

Definition of laying on of hands 

: the act of laying hands usually on a person's head to confer a spiritual blessing (as in Christian ordination, confirmation, or faith healing)

First Known Use of laying on of hands

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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