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1. In the Bible, Jesus's supper on the night before his crucifixion. His sharing of bread and wine with the Apostles at that meal is seen by many Christian churches as instituting the sacrament of the Eucharist. Also called Lord's Supper.
2. An artistic representation of this event.
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(Bible) the Last Supper the meal eaten by Christ with his disciples on the night before his Crucifixion, during which he is believed to have instituted the Eucharist
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the supper of Jesus and His disciples on the eve of His Crucifixion. Compare Lord's Supper (def. 1).
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The traditional Passover meal which Jesus shared with his Apostles the night before his death. Jesus is said to have blessed bread and told the Apostles to “Take eat, this is my body.” and passed wine saying, “This is my blood.” These elements are part of the communion service.
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