Origin of oblation
OTHER WORDS FROM oblationob·la·to·ry [ob-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˈɒb ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, ob·la·tion·al, adjective
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How to use oblation in a sentence
Perhaps some of your correspondents would elucidate this singular oblation.
The red man makes oblation, as he rows past, by dropping a pinch of tobacco into the water.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete|Charles M. Skinner
I desire to offer myself as a willing oblation, and to remain yours in perpetuity.
Milman calculates that in 1344 the oblation-box alone at St. Paul's produced an annual sum to the dean and chapter of £9,000.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
An individual sacrifice was necessary, a perfectly voluntary oblation, which was considered as carrying the others along with it.Salammbo|Gustave Flaubert