Origin of lection
Examples from the Web for lection
"Wal, there ain't nothin' but the doctrine o' 'lection for such gals," said Hiel.Poganuc People|Harriet Beecher Stowe
My help was not wanted so much at de 'lection boxes, so I got to roamin' 'round to fust one place and then another.
Which I simply comes pirootin over to move we make the lection of Bat Masterson yoonanimous.The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis
It's sheer spite, because he wouldn't vote for their man last 'lection.'John Caldigate|Anthony Trollope
An' sez he to me: 'Mary,' sez he, 'I'm very much int'rusted in the 'lection,' sez he.Little Lord Fauntleroy|Frances Hodgson Burnett
British Dictionary definitions for lection
Word Origin for lection
Word Origin and History for lection
1530s, from Old French lection, from Latin lectionem (nominative lectio), noun of action from past participle stem of legere "to read" (see lecture (n.)).