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(1):

(v. t.) To bind by an oath.

(2):

(n.) The oath of allegiance taken by Roman soldiers; hence, a sacred ceremony used to impress an obligation; a solemn oath-taking; an oath.

(3):

(n.) The pledge or token of an oath or solemn covenant; a sacred thing; a mystery.

(4):

(n.) One of the solemn religious ordinances enjoined by Christ, the head of the Christian church, to be observed by his followers; hence, specifically, the eucharist; the Lord's Supper.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Sacrament'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/s/sacrament.html. 1828.

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