Edification

Ed`i*fi*ca"tion

(?), n. [L. aedificatio: cf. F. dification. See Edify.] 1. The act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; instruction.
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The assured edification of his church.
Bp. Hall.
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Out of these magazines I shall supply the town with what may tend to their edification.
Addison.
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2. A building or edifice. [Obs.] Bullokar.
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