Heave offering

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Heave´ of`fer`ing

1.(Jewish Antiq.) An offering or oblation heaved up or elevated before the altar, as the shoulder of the peace offering. See Wave offering.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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One of the these is teruma, which is sometimes translated as "heave offering"the tithe on produce that Jews were commanded to give to the priesthood.
While she was threshing, the priest came and asked for his portion (the heave offering and the first and second tithe).
[The Sages, however,] left the places held by those who came up from Egypt, but not held by those who came up from Babylonia, in their former status and did not exempt them from the heave offerings and the tithes, in order that poor people might derive sustenance from them during the Sabbatical year" (Laws of Heave Offerings in The Book of Agriculture, Mishneh Torah).