of or relating to benediction.
[ben-i-dik-shuh-ney-lee] /ˌbɛn ɪˌdɪk ʃəˈneɪ li/ (Show IPA). a book of benedictions.
Anglo-Saxon Literature John Earle
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65, No. 402, April, 1849 Various
of, giving, or expressing benediction. Historical Examples Red as a Rose is She Rhoda Broughton The Side Of The Angels Basil King Audrey Craven May Sinclair The Woman’s Way Charles Garvice With Edge Tools Hobart Chatfield-Taylor Mount Music E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross Rose MacLeod Alice Brown Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews […]
the short canticle or hymn beginning in Latin Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini, and in English “Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.”. the canticle or hymn beginning in Latin Benedictus Dominus Deus Israel, and in English “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel.”. a musical setting of a Benedictus. […]
an act of conferring a benefit; the doing of good; a good deed: He is known throughout the region for his many benefactions. the benefit conferred; charitable donation: to solicit benefactions for earthquake victims. Historical Examples Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon Cecil Walter Charles Hallett The Devil’s Dictionary Ambrose Bierce A Walk from […]