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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

- would ritually pour libations into the dead person's grave through a clay pipe, thereby allowing the dead to drink.: 58  Libation was part of ancient...
- 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...
- Libation (2014) is the fourth album by Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, following Radio Salone (2012). It was produced by Canadian singer-songwriter Chris...
- Taoist Libationers (祭酒 ) were the primary religious professionals within the Way of the Celestial Masters. They served numerous roles within the early...
- 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...
- of daily life. Each home had a household shrine at which prayers and libations to the family's domestic deities were offered. Neighbourhood shrines and...
- in Kwanzaa ceremonies and to give respect and gratitude to ancestors. Libations are shared, generally with a common chalice, Kikombe cha Umoja, p****ed...
- nephalia libations, as in alcohol-free offerings. There is a do****ented history of honey-based libations (μελίσπονδα, melísponda), including libations of mead...
- goddess of thieves, cheats and the underworld. She was propitiated by libations poured with the left hand. The poet Horace and the playwright Plautus...