Eucharist

Eu"cha*rist

(?), n. [L. eucharistia, Gr. e'ycharisti`a, lit., a giving of thanks; e'y^ + cha`ris favor, grace, thanks; akin to chai`rein to rejoice, and prob. to yearn: cf. F. eucharistie.] 1. The act of giving thanks; thanksgiving. [Obs.]
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Led through the vale of tears to the region of eucharist and hallelujahs.
South.
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2. (Eccl.) The sacrament of the Lord's Supper; the solemn act of ceremony of commemorating the death of Christ, in the use of bread and wine, as the appointed emblems; the communion.

-- See Sacrament.

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Eu`cha*ris"tic

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Eu`cha*ris"tic*al

(?), } a. [Cf. F. eucharistie.] 1. Giving thanks; expressing thankfulness; rejoicing. [Obs.]
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The eucharistical part of our daily devotions.
Ray.
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2. Pertaining to the Lord's Supper. "The eucharistic sacrament." Sir. G. C. Lewis.
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