Definition of Altar wine

1. Noun. Used in a communion service.

Exact synonyms: Sacramental Wine
Generic synonyms: Vino, Wine



Definition of Altar wine

1. Noun. A particular type of wine produced for ritual consumption during the Roman Catholic Mass. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Altar Wine

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altar wine (current term)
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Literary usage of Altar wine

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1. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"Wells had said that they had drunk some of the altar wine out of the press in ... But to drink the altar wine out of the press and be found out by the smell ..."

2. Liquor Prohibition by Archibald Douglas Dabney (1920)
"Receiving "altar wine" from Carrier.—A state law prohibiting the receiving of liquors, the sale of which is prohibited by the laws of this state, ..."

3. The Antiquary (1883)
"... by several shillings a Josen than any altar wine now being offered to the Clergy, which in churches, where daily or frequent celebrations are observed, ..."

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