eucharist

Part of speech: noun

The Lord's Supper; the holy sacrament; the communion of the body and blood of Christ.

Part of speech: noun

Hence, the bread and wine in the communion.

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Usage examples "eucharist":

  1. It was not until about the close of the fourth century that the word " mass" began to signify the celebration of the eucharist. - "A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version"", Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh.
  2. I have been exhibiting the institution of the most blessed Eucharist, and the planting of it throughout the Church in the three centuries which ended with the Nicene Council. - "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.
  3. And in Christendom in Dublin, he says: " The word Eucharist is but a verbal symbol, we might say a vague verbal mask, for something so tremendous that the assertion and the denial of it have alike seemed a blasphemy; a blasphemy that has shaken the world with the earthquake of two thousand years." - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.