- an intoxicating beverage, as wine, especially when drunk in ceremonial or celebrative situations.
- an act or instance of drinking such a beverage.
Origin of libation
OTHER WORDS FROM libationli·ba·tion·al, li·ba·tion·ar·y, adjective
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How to use libation in a sentence
Slopeside hot tubs and sunny decks beckon for après libations and fantastic people watching.7 South American Ski Resorts to Satisfy Your Summer Powder Craving|POM Administrator|July 22, 2022|Outside Online
The distillery’s website also lists a number of recipes that use the libation as a substitute in desserts like bread pudding and pound cake, both of which sound absolutely incredible.The Best Boozy Coffee Creamer Is Appalachian Sippin’ Cream|Amy McCarthy|February 28, 2022|Eater
Meanwhile, two magnetic tumblers slide over to the top and bottom, providing a clever and sophisticated way for you and your traveling partner to share libations.
Once you learn how to steep the plants and extract their characteristic tastes and aromas, you can make a myriad of delicious libations.Craft herbaceous homemade drinks with simple syrup infusions|LaVonne Roberts|August 26, 2021|Popular-Science
Or, if you just want a few sips for the trip, VSSL has a flask-light, which works as a regular flashlight, but stashes two collapsible shot glasses, a bottle opener, and nine ounces of libations in the long battery stem.The cooking gear you need—and don’t need—for a camping trip|Purbita Saha|June 22, 2021|Popular-Science
If liquor and dessert are equally essential to you enjoying the holiday, at least choose your libation wisely.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boobie Trap in Bushwick is another example lighthearted, libation-fueled fun with breasts.
A libation that would not weigh our hero down, but could take flight right alongside the Green Lantern himself.
Los Angeles-based mixologist Jason Robey crafts an out-of-this-world libation to enjoy with this weekend's sci-flick 'Super 8'.
MAPLE LEAF COCKTAIL This springtime libation is a delicious variation on the classic Whiskey Sour.Sap Suckers Unite: Recipes for Maple Cookies, Flapjacks, and Cocktails|David Lincoln Ross|May 3, 2011|DAILY BEAST
No one wears a garland when sacrificing, or burning incense, or pouring out a libation.
One of these was in the form of a man pouring from a cup a libation to the gods.Captains of Industry|James Parton
May the swift-moving universal Gods, the shedders of rain, come to the libation, as the solar rays come 'diligently' to the days!The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies|Robert Gordon Latham
After a stiff libation of brandy and soda we stole softly downstairs and found ourselves in front of the house.
Electra says when she pours a libation: "This drink has penetrated the earth; my father has received it" (Choephorœ, 162).A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot
British Dictionary definitions for libation
- the pouring out of wine, etc, in honour of a deity
- the liquid so poured out