- an intoxicating beverage, as wine, especially when drunk in ceremonial or celebrative situations.
- an act or instance of drinking such a beverage.
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Origin of libation
OTHER WORDS FROM libationli·ba·tion·al, li·ba·tion·ar·y, adjective
Words nearby libation
How to use libation in a sentence
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