, n. [AS. bletsung. See Bless, v. t.] 1. The act of one who blesses.
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2. A declaration of divine favor, or an invocation imploring divine favor on some or something; a benediction; a wish of happiness pronounces.
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This is the blessing, where with Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel.
Deut. xxxiii. 1.
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3. A means of happiness; that which promotes prosperity and welfare; a beneficent gift.
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Nature's full blessings would be well dispensed.
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4. (Bib.) A gift. [A Hebraism] Gen. xxxiii. 11.
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5. Grateful praise or worship.
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