libation definition

  • noun:
    • The pouring of a liquid supplying as a religious ritual.
    • The liquid therefore poured.
    • casual A beverage, specifically an intoxicating drink.
    • Informal The act of drinking an intoxicating beverage.
    • The work of pouring a liquid or alcohol, frequently wine, either on the ground or on a victim in sacrifice, honoring some deity.
    • your wine or liquid thus poured completely.
    • A beverage, particularly an alcoholic one (often used humorously).
    • The act of pouring a liquid or alcohol, often wine, either on a lawn or on a victim in sacrifice, honoring some deity; also, the wine or liquid therefore poured completely.
    • The work of pouring a liquid, typically wine, either on the ground or on a victim in give up, honoring some deity.
    • your wine or other fluid poured out in honor of a deity; a drink-offering.
    • a serving (of wine) poured call at honor of a deity
    • the work of pouring a liquid offering (especially wine) as a religious service
    • (facetious) a serving of an alcoholic drink

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