Definition of Oblates

1. Noun. (plural of oblate) ¹



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Definition of Oblates

1. oblate [n] - See also: oblate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oblates

objurgation
objurgations
objurgative
objurgatively
objurgatory
objuring
oblanceolate
oblanceolate leaf
oblast
oblasti
oblasts
oblate
oblately
oblateness
oblatenesses
oblates (current term)
oblati
oblational
oblationer
oblationers
oblations
oblative
oblatory
oblatration
oblatrations
oblatum
oblectation
oblectations
obley
obleys

Literary usage of Oblates

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"from a That it is an ancient custom to impress the oblates with a cross is probable ... Coptic oblates, which may probably be of considerable antiquity. ..."

2. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1906)
"The Community lived in great poverty; the means which the first oblates had brought ... Death overtook the Saint, not amidst her oblates, but in her former ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"I. oblates of Si. Charles, founded in Milan by St. Charles Borromeo, archbishop of that city, in 1570, to form a body of missionaries for homo work among ..."

4. Monasteries and Religious Houses of Great Britain and Ireland: With an by Darley Dale, Francesca Maria Steele (1903)
"THE oblates of St. Charles, originally known as the oblates of St. Ambrose, are not a Religious Order, but a Congregation of secular priests living in ..."

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