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Definition of Libations

Libation
Libation Li*ba"tion (l[-i]*b[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. libatio, fr. libare to take a little from anything, to taste, to pour out as an offering: cf. F. libation.] The act of pouring a liquid or liquor, usually wine, either on the ground or on a victim in sacrifice, in honor of some deity; also, the wine or liquid thus poured out. --Dryden. A heathen sacrifice or libation to the earth. --Bacon.

Meaning of Libations from wikipedia

- the African continent: libation, the pouring of alcohol or other drinks as offerings to ancestors and divinities.” Libations were part of ancient Judaism...
- his sister Electra at Agamemnon's grave, while she was there bringing libations to Agamemnon in an attempt to stop Clytemnestra's bad dreams. Shortly...
- The Libations of Samhain is a live album released by Sunn O))). The first track is a live performance in London, on Halloween 2003 and the second is an...
- bowls of wine, where libations from the first bowl were usually dedicated either to the Olympians or to Agathos Daimon, libations from the second were...
- Libations were a part of daily life, and the pious might perform them every day in the morning and evening, as well as to begin meals. A libation most...
- identified. In Akkadian texts, and Ugaritic epics there are references to libations, and sometimes the same verb stem N-S-K "to pour" is used. Psalm 16:4...
- Eijebong Egeria, water nymph who gives wisdom and prophecy in return for libations of water or milk at her sacred grove Fabulinus, the god who teaches children...
- Euripides, Electra; Sophocles, Electra; Seneca, Agamemnon Aeschylus, The Libation Bearers; Homer, Odyssey I, 28–31; XI, 385–464; Aeschylus, Agamemnon Apollodorus...
- in numerous credible bartender guides. One of the most famous of these libations is Ernest Hemingway's "Death in the Afternoon" ****tail, a tongue-in-ch****...
- statue originally held the bow in its left hand, and a cup of pouring libation in its right hand. It probably comes from north-eastern Peloponnesus. The...
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