sa·​cring | \ ˈsākriŋ \
plural -s

Definition of sacring

: the act or action of consecrating:
a archaic : the consecration of the eucharistic elements in the service of the mass
b archaic : the consecration (as of a king or bishop) to office or orders

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History and Etymology for sacring

Middle English sacringe, from gerund of sacren to consecrate

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“Sacring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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