Definition of Libating
1. libate [v] - See also: libate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Libating
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Literary usage of Libating
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1873)
"... for libating, a scale bottom, some very small hand-bells, toilette implements, studs of curiously modern shape in some instances, and some few other ..."
2. Aeneidea, Or, Critical, Exegetical, and Aesthetical Remarks on the Aeneis by James Henry (1878)
"... he has already been libating both with milk and wine, and scattering flowers, but "re-institutes honours, begins them again from the beginning and as if ..."
3. A Narrative of Four Voyages to the South Sea, North and South Pacific Ocean by Benjamin Morrell (1832)
"... had eaten nothing for the past twenty days,—I repaired to his excellency's, and found a pretty numerous party, Indians included, libating * pottle deep. ..."
4. Wall-street to Cashmere by John B. Ireland (1859)
"... but he dined at his own end of the table, libating very freely of their own beastly wine (with flavor of melted pitch and sealing-wax), ..."