Definition of Eucharist

1. Noun. A Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine.




Definition of Eucharist

1. n. The act of giving thanks; thanksgiving.

Definition of Eucharist

1. Noun. The Christian sacrament of Holy Communion. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) A Christian religious service in which this sacrament is enacted. ¹

3. Noun. The substances received during this sacrament, namely the bread and wine, seen as Christ’s body and blood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Eucharist

1. 1. The act of giving thanks; thanksgiving. "Led through the vale of tears to the region of eucharist and hallelujahs." (South) 2. The sacrament of the Lord's Supper; the solemn act of ceremony of commemorating the death of Christ, in the use of bread and wine, as the appointed emblems; the communion. See Sacrament. Origin: L. Euchaistia, Gr, lit, a giving of banks; + favor, grace, banks; akin to to rejoice, nd prob. To yearn: cf. F. Euchaistie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Eucharist

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The Church honours the Eucharist as one of her most exalted mysteries, ... Thus the Trinity, Incarnation, and Eucharist are really welded together like a ..."

2. Journal of Theological Studies by Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press) (1906)
"THE DOCTRINE OF THE Eucharist. ... Algr Batiffol defines the faith of the early church with regard to the Eucharist as a simple ' realism '. ..."

3. A Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British ...by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue (1891)
"Eucharist considered in its sacrificial aspect. GAUDARD (R.) La Doctrine de la Sainte Cène pp. ... MACLEAR (GF) Evidential value of the Eucharist. pp.352. ..."

4. The Body of Christ: An Enquiry Into the Institution and Doctrine of Holy by Charles Gore (1904)
"Presence at the eucharist of non-communicants. Chrysostom, as is well known, condemns the practice of persons coming to the eucharist and not ..."

5. Documents Illustrative of the History of the Church by Beresford James Kidd (1920)
"But our opinion is in harmony with the Eucharist, and the Eucharist again confirms our opinion. And we offer to Him the things which are His own, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1904)
"But the primary objects of the conference were theological, and it was on a dispute over the Eucharist that the differences between the two parties came to ..."

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