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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 Clytaemnestra's bad dreams. Shortly...
- 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...
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- in Kwanzaa ceremonies and to give respect and gratitude to ancestors. Libations are shared, generally with a common chalice, Kikombe cha Umoja, p****ed...
- resembled those for Hecate and ****phone than those for Zeus and Apollo: libations in the dark hours, sacrifices that were not shared by the living. The...
- 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...
- 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****...
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