Examples from the Web for collation
For the first time, Labor could govern without having the Likud in its collation government.
The collection and collation of existing materials bearing on the history of these subjects.Modern Religious Cults and Movements|Gaius Glenn Atkins
The paper also named the figure which the flowers and the collation and other things cost Mr. Cooke.The Celebrity, Complete|Winston Churchill
One meal and a collation for fear he'd collapse on the altar.Ulysses|James Joyce
We might have suppressed Q4 altogether, but having made the collation we allow the record to stand.The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.]|William Shakespeare
The price of that “collation” would I daresay have kept their larder going on its ordinary terms for more than a month.The Admiral|Douglas Sladen
British Dictionary definitions for collation
Word Origin and History for collation
late 14c., "act of bringing together," from Old French collation (13c.) "collation, comparison, discussion" (also "a light supper"), from Latin collationem (nominative collatio), noun of action from collatus, irregular past participle of conferre "to bring together" (see collate). The word has had many meanings over the centuries. As the title of a popular 5c. religious work by John Cassian, "Collation" was sometimes translated into Old English as Þurhtogenes.