wine for use in a Eucharistic service.
In their preparations the small acolytes had found the supply of altar wine somewhat short, so more was sent for.
Heroic Spain Elizabeth Boyle O’Reilly
Ecclesiastical. offerings made upon an altar of a church. offerings made to a church. an honorarium paid to a priest for services at the altar from offerings and gifts. endowments for the saying of Masses for deceased persons, often at a particular altar. Historical Examples The Vicar of Rothwell, for the maintenance of himself and […]
altaschith destroy not, the title of Ps. 57, 58, 59, and 75. It was probably the name of some song to the melody of which these psalms were to be chanted.
- Altay mountains
. a mountain range in central Asia, mostly in Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, and the S Russian Federation. Highest peak, Belukha, 15,157 feet (4506 meters). plural noun a mountain system of central Asia, in W Mongolia, W China, and S Russia. Highest peak: Belukha, 4506 m (14 783 ft)
. a territory of the Russian Federation in central Asia. 101,000 sq. mi. (261,700 sq. km). Capital: Barnaul.