communion table

noun Ecclesiastical.

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

Origin of communion table

First recorded in 1560–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • She sat at the communion-table in her own parish-church, with many others, none of whom she knew.

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • They soon returned to the communion-table, and were married in tears, but they were tears of joy.

  • He made with his own hands a communion-table and foot-stools; the latter remain.

  • A tablet to his memory may now be seen on the south side of the Communion-table.

    The Church Index

    William Pepperell

  • The communion-table is polished, and in much better preservation.