close communion

[klohs]

Origin of close communion

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25
Related formsclose commun·ion·ist, noun
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Examples from the Web for close communion

Historical Examples of close communion

  • By this time I had become resigned to this close-communion hospitality and must have slept soundly.

  • I've bin all my life a regler member o' the Baptist Church strict, close-communion, total-immersion Baptists.