noun, plural of·fer·to·ries.
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Origin of offertory
OTHER WORDS FROM offertoryof·fer·to·ri·al, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for offertory
They gained a precarious living from the offertory, and in no single case was there a dwelling-house.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
There is no music during the offertory in these churches, and this, too, pleases my sense of the fitness of things.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
He sang an Offertory solo, accompanying himself on the harmonium.My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
After the offertory, the imperial deacon presented the water to the pontiff.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
These pieces, we learn later, were to be an offertory, a graduale and a Tantum ergo.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer