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presanctified

[pree-sangk-tuh-fahyd]
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  1. (of the Eucharistic elements) consecrated at a previous Mass.

Origin of presanctified

1850–55; translation of Medieval Latin praesanctificātus. See pre-, sanctified
Related formspre·sanc·ti·fi·ca·tion, noun
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  • The Mass of the Presanctified, as it is called, is next celebrated; Card.

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

    Charles Michael Baggs


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