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ob·la·tion

 (ə-blā′shən, ō-blā′-)
n.
1. The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
2. Oblation
a. The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
b. Something offered, especially the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
3. A charitable offering or gift.

[Middle English oblacioun, from Old French oblacion, from Late Latin oblātiō, oblātiōn-, from Latin oblātus, past participle of offerre, to offer : ob-, ob- + lātus, brought; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

ob·la′tion·al, ob′la·to′ry (ŏb′lə-tôr′ē) adj.

oblation

(ɒˈbleɪʃən)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the offering of the bread and wine of the Eucharist to God
2. any offering made for religious or charitable purposes
[C15: from Church Latin oblātiō; see oblate2]
oblatory, obˈlational adj

ob•la•tion

(ɒˈbleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an offering made to a deity, esp. the offering of bread and wine in the celebration of the Eucharist.
2. the act of making such an offering.
3. any offering for religious or charitable uses.
[1375–1425; < Late Latin oblātiō=oblā-, suppletive s. of offerre to offer + -tiō -tion]
ob•la•to•ry (ˈɒb ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) ob•la′tion•al, adj.

oblation

- Something offered to God or a god, like a sacrifice or donation, can be called an oblation.
See also related terms for sacrifice.

oblation

1. a religious offering, either as charity or to God or a god.
2. the Eucharist, especially the offering of bread and wine to God.
See also: Christianity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oblation - the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity; "oblations for aid to the poor"
giving, gift - the act of giving
2.oblation - the act of offering the bread and wine of the EucharistOblation - the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist
religious ceremony, religious ritual - a ceremony having religious meaning
Offertory - the part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God

oblation

noun
1. A presentation made to a deity as an act of worship:
2. A charitable deed:
Translations

oblation

ʊˈbleɪʃən] N (Rel) → oblación f; (= offering) → oblata f, ofrenda f

oblation

n (Eccl) → Opfergabe f, → Opfer nt
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32) The sign was large and clear (L'enseigne fu apert' e grant 820): compare Christina of Markyate who marks a cross on the church door of St Albans and next day offers an oblatory penny at the altar before dedicating herself to Christ (Talbot 40-41).
Consisting of traditional narratives (ossoran) and long lists of oblatory practices (aluk), this truth was often portrayed as being in danger of disappearing.
An oblatory history which, rather than exhausting itself in the obduracy of corporeality, would dramatize the adventures of the sacrificial signs that sustain, contain and destroy it.