communion table

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nounEcclesiastical.
  1. the table used in the celebration of communion, or the Lord's Supper; the Lord's table.

Origin of communion table

1
First recorded in 1560–70

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How to use communion table in a sentence

  • I had the communion-table set out here, right in front of the pulpit, and there they lay,—six of 'em.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • Everyone recognised the voice—it was Pearl's—and the vicar, kneeling at the communion table, looked rather disturbed.

    The Pagan's Cup | Fergus Hume
  • The communion table, which is elevated by three steps above the level of the chancel, is modern, as are also the rails.

  • The oak table in this room was probably the Communion-table of the church during the period following the Reformation.

  • At this time she joined the above church, that she might be in full fellowship at the same communion-table with her husband.

    Gathering Jewels | James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles