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libation
 n.  a serving of wine poured out in honor of a deity; a serving of an alcoholic beverage
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1  The king entertained them in his spacious colonnades; in the central hall they poured goblets of wine in libation, and held the cups while the feast was served on gold.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
2  Speedily all pour glad libation on the board, and supplicate the gods.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
3  Trenor, looking stouter than ever in his tight frock-coat, and unbecomingly flushed by the bridal libations, gazed at her with undisguised approval.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
4  It was as though a cold air had dispersed the fumes of his libations, and the situation loomed before him black and naked as the ruins of a fire.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
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