Eucharistic

Eucharistic
Eucharistic Eu`cha*ris"tic, Eucharistical Eu`cha*ris"tic*al, a. [Cf. F. eucharistie.] 1. Giving thanks; expressing thankfulness; rejoicing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The eucharistical part of our daily devotions. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

2. Pertaining to the Lord's Supper. ``The eucharistic sacrament.'' --Sir. G. C. Lewis. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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