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Blessed Sacrament

noun, Ecclesiastical.
the consecrated Host.
Origin of Blessed Sacrament
First recorded in 1550-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The church seemed empty to them, as the Blessed Sacrament was no longer there.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • I knew nothing of the Presence of the Blessed Sacrament there.

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • But I lack no comfort at this present, the Blessed Sacrament be thanked!

    For the Master's Sake Emily Sarah Holt
  • Have you never, then, received the Blessed Sacrament of the altar?

    The King's Daughters Emily Sarah Holt
  • The clergyman who had brought the Blessed Sacrament to Burnside walked with him.

    The Socialist Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • He read a document protesting against the Blessed Sacrament.

    A Lost Cause Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Then he prayed that he might be worthy to receive the Blessed Sacrament at dawn.

    A Lost Cause Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • One of them entered a sacristy that was locked, in which was the Blessed Sacrament.

  • Many of the nuns remained all night before the Blessed Sacrament.

  • I received the Blessed Sacrament, preparatory to my journey.

British Dictionary definitions for Blessed Sacrament

Blessed Sacrament

(mainly RC Church) the consecrated elements of the Eucharist
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