(?), a. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See Vow.] Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet. "Votive incense." Keble.
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We reached a votive stone, that bears the name
Of Aloys Reding.
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Embellishments of flowers and votive garlands.
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Votive medal, a medal struck in grateful commemoration of some auspicious event. -- Votive offering, an offering in fulfillment of a religious vow, as of one's person or property.
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-- Vo"tive*ly, adv. -- Vo"tive*ness, n.
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